6,976 new Covid-19 cases in Karnataka, 35 deaths

Prime News, Karnataka, Health, Disease, Bengaluru, April 7:- Karnataka added 6,976 new cases of COVID-19 and 35 more deaths on Wednesday (April 7), taking the total number of infections to 10,33,560 and the death toll to 12,731, the Health Department said.

Today (April 7) is the second consecutive day the state has reported over 6,000 fresh cases after the 6,150 on Tuesday.

A total of over 2,22,14,842 samples have been tested so far, out of which 1,25,390 were tested on Wednesday alone. Bengaluru Urban alone accounted for 4,991 fresh cases. The day also saw 2,794 patients getting discharged after recovery.

As of April 7 evening, cumulatively 10,33,560 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 12,731 deaths and 9,71,556 discharges, the Health Department said in its bulletin.

It said, out of 49,254 active cases, 48,901 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and are stable, while 353 are in ICU.

Twenty-five deaths were reported from Bengaluru Urban, two each from Kalaburagi and Mysuru, and one each from Ballari, Bidar, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Tumakuru and Vijayapura.

Mysuru accounted for 243 fresh cases Wednesday, Bidar – 214, Kalaburagi – 205, Tumakuru – 204, Dakshina Kannada – 112, Belagavi – 101, followed by others.

Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 4,60,016, followed by Mysuru – 57,169 and Ballari – 40,182. Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban tops the list with 4,19,508, followed by Mysuru – 54,647 and Ballari – 39,092. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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