People visit a crowded vegetable and fruits market during COVID induced lockdown, in Bengaluru. (PTI)
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News June 10 Highlights: Karnataka on Wednesday logged 10,959 new cases of COVID-19 and 192 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 27,28,248 and the death toll to 32,291. The day also saw 20,246 discharges, continuing to outnumber the fresh cases. Of 10,959 new cases reported yesterday, 2,395 were from Bengaluru Urban, as the city saw 6,185 discharges and 50 deaths.
As of June 9 evening, cumulatively 27,28,248 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 32,291 deaths and 24,80,411 discharges, the Health department said in its bulletin. Total number of active cases in the state is at 2,15,525. While the positivity rate for the day stood at 6.68 per cent, case fatality rate (CFR) was at 1.75 per cent.
Mysuru recorded 22 deaths, Haveri (12), Ballari (11), Dharwad and Shivamogga (9), followed by others. Mysuru accounted for 1,163 deaths, Hassan 745, Tumakuru 662, Dakshina Kannada 594, Shivamogga 562, followed by others. Cumulatively a total of 3,10,26,189 samples have been tested in the state so far, out of which 1,63,962 were tested on Wednesday alone. (PTI)
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The Karnataka government Wednesday put on hold its decision to pay Covid lockdown relief to imams and muezzins of mosques in the state from the funds of the Hindu religious endowment department. The move comes after the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in Dakshina Kannada district opposed the decision.
Karnataka government Wednesday announced an average hike in electricity tariff by 30 paise per unit for all electricity supply companies (Escoms) for the ongoing fiscal 2021-2022. The revision, as notified by the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), would result in an average increase of 3.84 per cent.
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