Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News August 28 Highlights: Karnataka recorded over 9,000 Covid-19 cases for the first time in a single day on Thursday, as the total tally rose to 3,09,792. This is the biggest single-day spike in the number of coronavirus cases in the state since the first case was confirmed in Bengaluru on March 8. Meanwhile, of the 9386 new cases, 3357 were in the capital city alone.
At the same time, Bengaluru City Police Commissioner Kamal Pant said that 1,501 police personnel had tested positive for the infection. “As on date, 1501 from Bengaluru City Police have got affected by the Covid-19 and unfortunately 14 of them succumbed to this. While only one per cent of the total workforce has been affected, most of them have recovered and 1,100 personnel have resumed their duty,” he said.