The daily test positivity rate rose to 3.89 per cent, the highest in 2021. Express Photo: Prashant Nadkar
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News March 31 Highlights: Bengaluru Urban reported 2928 new cases of Covid-19 out of the total 4225 from across the state on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the daily test positivity rate rose to 3.89 per cent, the highest in 2021.
Other districts that reported most cases are Mysuru (142), Tumkur (138), and Kalaburagi (137). At the same time, 1492 others recovered from the infection while 60,520 people were inoculated across the state.
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Meanwhile, appearing in public for the first time since she went missing on March 2, the woman in the purported video involving former Karnataka minister Ramesh Jarkiholi Tuesday appeared before the Chief Metropolitan Court in Bengaluru to record her statement in the ongoing sex-for-job case.
At the same time, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of a Central Excise & Central Tax (GST) officer from Karnataka’s Uttara Kannada district in connection with a case where he is accused of demanding bribes.
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