Prime News, Karnataka, Health, Disease, Vaccine, Bengaluru, May 5:-Karnataka on Tuesday (May 4) continued to register a spike in the number of fresh coronavirus cases.
As per the health bulletin released by the state health department, the positive cases in the state rose to 44,631. Bengaluru Urban alone reported a huge number of 20,870 cases on Tuesday alone.
As many as 292 deaths due to coronavirus were reported on Tuesday, with Bengaluru Urban recording 132 deaths and Ballari 27. With this, the toll so far has risen to 16,538.
Over 24,714 people were discharged from hospitals on Tuesday, taking the total recoveries so far to 12,10,013.
So far, Karnataka has seen 16,90,934 positive cases.
The total active cases in the state are 4,64,363.
The positivity rate for the day stands at 29.03 percent, while the case fatality rate for the day is 0.65 percent. A total of 1,53,707 samples were tested between Monday and Tuesday.
As many as 99,36,048 people have received vaccination so far in the state. (NAV, Inputs: Agencies)