Karnataka registers 365 new Covid-19 cases, 8 deaths

Mysuru district records 17 fresh coronavirus infections

Prime News, Karnataka, Health, Disease, Vaccine, Bengaluru, October 22:- Karnataka on Thursday (October 21) reported 365 new cases of COVID-19 and 8 deaths, taking the caseload to 29,84,849 and death toll to 37,984, the Health Department said.

The day also saw 443 discharges, pushing the total number of recoveries to 29,37,848, leaving 8,988 active cases.

Bengaluru Urban accounted for 210 new infections, as the city saw 220 discharges and 4 deaths.

While the positivity rate for the day stood at 0.31 per cent, case fatality rate (CFR) was at 2.19 percent.

Apart from Bengaluru Urban, Dakshina Kannada, Dharwad, Shivamogga and Tumakuru registered one death each.

After Bengaluru Urban, Dakshina Kannada and Hassan each logged the highest of 33 fresh cases, Mysuru – 17 and Shivamogga – 12.

Bengaluru Urban district now has a total of 12,50,125 positive cases, followed by Mysuru – 1,78,862 and Tumakuru – 1,20,617.

Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban tops the list with 12,27,149, followed by Mysuru – 1,76,094 and Tumakuru – 1,19,267.

Cumulatively, 4,98,07,867 samples have been examined so far, of which 1,17,713 were tested on Thursday alone. Over 6,21,33,863 people have received Covid-19 vaccination so far in the state. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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