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Karnataka reports 833 new Covid-19 cases, 545 discharges; tally at 9,58,417

Health News, Karnataka, Bengaluru, March 13:-Karnataka on Friday (March 12) has reported 833 new Covid-19 cases, 545 discharges and tally of positive cases rose to 9,58,417, according to data available with the Health and Family Welfare Department.

Out of 9,58,417 total cases in Karnataka, 8114 are active cases across the state, a total of 125 patients have been admitted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Positivity rate for the day (11.03.2021, 00:00 to 23:59) in the state 1.13 percent and Case Fatality Rate (CFR) for the day is 0.60 percent.

As usual Bengaluru Urban reported highest number of corona infections, with 526 new cases, the district’s tally rises to 4,10,181 followed by Kalaburagi 38, Tumakuru 36, Dakshina Kannada 35, Kolar and Mysuru 30 each, Bidar 19, Ballari 17 and Dakshina Kannada 15. Other cases are scattered throughout the state.

Cumulatively, 5,4,48,774 tests samples have been tested in the state till March 12, 353811 tested by Rapid Antigen detection Test (RAT) method and 5094963 through RT-PCR method and by other methods says the medical bulletin.

A total of 73,632 tests were carried out on Friday in the state, 3370 by RAT method and 70,262 by RT-PCR and other methods.

Five deaths were reported in the state on Friday taking its tally of fatality to 12,836 as of March 12. Bengaluru Urban reported two deaths, Bidar, Dharwad and Kalaburagi registered one fatality each.

Patient numbers 969175 and 969818, a 68-year-old man and 73-year-old man respectively succumbs to coronavirus infection on Friday in Bengaluru Urban from Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI) with Fever, cough and breathlessness symptoms at private hospitals with co-morbidities.
Patient number 973438 from Bidar, a 68-year-old man breathed his last to SARI with fever, cough,
and breathlessness at designated hospital in the city with co-morbidities. A 71-year-old man from Dharwada died due to Influenza Like Illness (ILI) bearing patient number 965461 with fever and co-morbidities at desingnated hospital.

Patient number 972811 from Kalaburagi, a 57-year-old woman died due to SARI with  fever, cough and

breathlessness at a private hospital with co-morbidities in the city.

-NAV

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