COVID-19: 428 new cases in Karnataka, 3 deaths

Death toll in Karnataka rises to 12,207

Health News, Karnataka, Bengaluru, January 28:-Karnataka on Wednesday reported 428 new cases of COVID-19 and 3 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 9,37,383 and the death toll to 12,207, the Health department said.

The day also saw 760 patients getting discharged after recovery.

A total of over 1,67,50,398 samples have been tested so far, out of which 58,695 were tested on Wednesday alone, and 2,937 among them were rapid antigen tests.

Out of the 428 fresh cases reported, 227 cases were from Bengaluru Urban alone.

As of January 27 evening, cumulatively 9,37,383 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 12,207 deaths and 9,18,859 discharges, a department bulletin said.

According to the bulletin, out of 6,298 active cases, 6,151 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and stable, while 147 are in ICU.

Out of the 3 deaths reported, one each are from Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural and Dharwad.

Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru Urban accounted for 227, Mysuru 17, Dharwad 16, Hassan 15, Dakshina Kannada, Davangere, Kodagu and Uttara Kannada 14, Chitradurga 13, followed by others.

Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 3,97,836, followed by Mysuru 53,299 and Ballari 39,129.

Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban tops the list with 3,89,440, followed by Mysuru 52,054 and Ballari 38,474.

-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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