Prime News, Karnataka, Health, Disease, Vaccine, Bengaluru, September 15:- Karnataka has reported 559 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 29,62,967 and death toll to 37,529, the Health Department said on Tuesday (September 14).
The day also saw 1,034 discharges, taking the total number of recoveries in the state so far to 29,09,656.
Out of the 559 new cases reported on Tuesday, 231 were from Bengaluru Urban, as the city saw 302 discharges and 4 deaths.
The total number of active cases in the state is at 15,754. While the positivity rate for the day stood at 0.52 percent, case fatality rate (CFR) was at 2.14 percent.
Out of 12 deaths reported on Tuesday, five were from Dakshina Kannada; Bengaluru Urban (4), Kodagu, Shivamogga and Uttara Kannada (1 each).
Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru Urban accounted for 231, Dakshina Kannada – 87, Udupi – 57, Mysuru – 28, Tumakuru – 24, followed by others.
Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 12,41,870, followed by Mysuru – 1,76,940 and Tumakuru – 1,19,716. Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban tops the list with 12,18,673, followed by Mysuru – 1,74,065 and Tumakuru – 1,18,000.
Cumulatively a total of 4,55,19,587 samples have been tested in the state so far, out of which 1,05,645 were tested on Tuesday alone. Around 4,81,47,338 people received Covid-19 vaccination so far in the state. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)