Karnataka Bengaluru April 19, 20, 21 Highlights: State reports 21,794 fresh cases, highest single-day spike till date
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News April 19, 20, 21 Highlights: Cumulatively 11,98,644 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 13,646 deaths and 10,25,821 discharges.
BBMP marshals look for people not wearing face masks at a busy marketplace in Bengaluru. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News April 19, 20, 21 Highlights: Karnataka has reported its biggest single day spike of 21,794 COVID-19 cases and 149 related fatalities, taking the total caseload 11.98 lakh and the toll to 13,646, the Health department said on Tuesday. The state had previously reported its biggest single day spike of 19,067 cases on Sunday.
Out of the 21,794 fresh cases reported on Tuesday, 13,782 were from Bengaluru Urban alone. The day also saw 4,571 patients getting discharged after recovery. Cumulatively 11,98,644 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 13,646 deaths and 10,25,821 discharges, the Health department said in a bulletin.
Out of 1,59,158 active cases, 1,58,407 patients are stable and in isolation at designated hospitals, while 751 are in Intensive Care Units.
Among 149 deaths reported on Tuesday, 92 were from Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural (13), Bidar and Kalaburagi (7), Ballari (5), followed by others. Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru Urban accounted for 13,782, Tumakuru 1,055, Kalaburagi 818, Mysuru 699, Bengaluru Rural 513, Dakshina Kannada 482, followed by others.
A total of over 2,38,64,354 samples have been tested so far, out of which 1,47,488 were done on Tuesday alone. (PTI)
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