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Karnataka records 1,285 new Covid-19 cases and 25 fatalities

Prime News, Karnataka, Health, Disease, Vaccine, Bengaluru, August 3:- Karnataka on Monday (August 2) reported 1,285 new Covid-19 cases and 25 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 29.07 lakh and the death toll to 36,637.

With 1,383 discharges, the trend of recoveries outnumbering fresh cases continued on Monday too.

Bengaluru Urban reported 290 new cases and five deaths along with 168 discharges, the Health Department said in a bulletin.

The state has a total of 24,021 active cases and 28,47,627 recoveries. While the positivity rate stood at 0.96% per cent, the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) was 1.94 per cent. 

Districts that reported most related fatalities apart from Bengaluru Urban were Dakshina Kannada and Mysuru – 4 each.

As many as 7,18,498 doses of Covid-19 vaccine were administered across the state on Monday, a visible rise as compared to the average 2 to 3 lakh daily inoculation for over a month.

The rise in coverage comes a day after Chief Minister Basavraj Bommmai announced that the Centre has earmarked 1 crore doses of the vaccine to the state.

As per statistics issued by the Karnataka Health Department, Belagavi reported most vaccinations till 9 pm with 80,504 vaccinations while another 69,128 doses were administered in BBMP limits of Bengaluru.

The only day the state witnessed more vaccination jabs than on Monday was on June 21 – over 10 lakh people were inoculated – the first day after the Centre’s revised vaccination guidelines came into effect, coinciding with the International Day of Yoga. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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