Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus October 17 Highlights: IMD predicts rain, thundershowers in several parts of the state
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News October 17 Highlights: As of October 15 evening, cumulatively 7,43,848 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 10,283 deaths and 6,20,008 discharges, the health department said in its bulletin.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Friday predicted rain and thundershowers very likely to occur at a few places over Coastal Karnataka and at isolated places over interior Karnataka for the next 24 hours. Express Photo/Darshan Devaiah BP
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News October 17 Highlights: Karnataka on Thursday recorded 8,477 fresh cases of Covid-19 and 85 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 7.43 lakh and the death toll to 10,283. It also saw 8,841 patients getting discharged after recovery. Out of the fresh cases, 3,788 cases were from Bengaluru Urban.
As of October 15 evening, cumulatively 7,43,848 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 10,283 deaths and 6,20,008 discharges, the health department said in its bulletin.
According to the health department, out of 1.13 lakh active cases, 1.12 lakh patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and are stable, while 939 are in ICU.
Out of total 85 deaths reported on Thursday, 45 are from Bengaluru urban, followed by Chikkaballapura 4, Ballari, Belagavi, Shivamogga and Tumakuru 3, Chamarajanagara, Dakshina Kannada, Dharwad, Kolar, Mandya, Mysuru, Udupi, Uttara Kannada and Vijayapura 2, and Bagalkote, Bidar, Davangere, Kalaburagi, Koppal and Raichur 1.
Karnataka has tested over 63,55,803 samples so far, out of which 1,04,811 were tested on Thursday alone, and 30,977 among them were rapid antigen tests.
On Thursday, Bengaluru urban accounted for 3,788 Covid-19 cases Bengaluru Rural 454, Hassan 440, Mysuru and Belagavi 303, Dakshina Kannada 301, Ballari 282, Tumakuru 252, Mandya and Chikkaballapura 230, followed by others.
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The raid at Vivek Oberoi’s house comes days after CCB police carried out searches at various premises belonging to Ricky Rai, son of “reformed” don late Muthappa Rai in connection with the Sandalwood drug case.
Following a tip-off, the Bengaluru Central Crime Branch (CCB) Thursday raided Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi’s Mumbai residence in search of Aditya Alva, one of the main accused in the Sandalwood drug case.
Alva is the son of late minister Jeevaraj Alva and brother-in-law of Vivek Oberoi. He is amongst the 12 accused in the Sandalwood drug scandal which is being investigated by the CCB.
According to CCB, Aditya has been absconding ever since the police started probing the drug case.
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