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Karnataka logs biggest single day spike of 25,795 Covid-19 new cases

Prime News, Karnataka, Health, Disease, Bengaluru, April 23:- Karnataka registered another biggest single day spike of 25,795 new cases of COVID-19, and 123 related fatalities on Thursday (April 22), taking the total number of infections to 12,47,997 and the death toll to 13,885, the Health Department said.

The state had previously reported its biggest single day spike of 23,558 cases on Wednesday.

A total of over 2,41,79,169 samples have been tested so far, of which 1,62,534 were tested Thursday. Bengaluru Urban accounted for 15,244 new infections. The day also saw 5,624 patients getting discharged after recovery.

As of April 22 evening, cumulatively 12,47,997 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 13,885 deaths and 10,37,857 discharges, the Health Department said in its bulletin.

According to the bulletin, out of 1,96,236 active cases,1,95,993 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and stable, while 985 are in ICU.

While the positivity rate for the day stood at 15.87 percent, case fatality rate (CFR) was at 0.47 percent.

Bengaluru Urban reported 68 deaths, Kalaburagi (11), Ballari, Dharwad and Tumakuru (5), Bengaluru Rural, Hassan and Mandya (4), followed by others.

Tumakuru accounted for 1,231 new cases, Ballari – 940, Mysuru – 818, Hassan – 689, Kalaburagi – 659, followed by others.

Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 5,98,919, followed by Mysuru – 64,811 and Ballari – 44,477. Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban tops the list with 4,55,655, followed by Mysuru – 58,687 and Ballari – 39,974. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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