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Karnataka’s active Covid-19 tally crosses 1 lakh mark with 9,725 new cases

7,536 Covid-19 deaths reported in Karnataka so far

Health News, Karnataka, (Bengaluru), September 17:- The active Covid-19 cases crossed 1-lakh mark in Karnataka, with 9,725 new cases, taking its overall tally to 4,84,990 till date; while 6,583 patients were discharged and 70 people succumbed to the virus in the state on Wednesday (September 16).

“The active cases in the state are 1,01,626, with the addition of 9,725 fresh cases during the last 24 hours,” said the state health bulletin here. The total number of patients discharged in the state has gone up to 3,75,809 so far, with 6,583 during the day.

The death toll due to the infections increased to 7,536 in the state since March 8, when the pandemic broke and spread, with 70 in the last 24 hours.

In Bengaluru, which accounts for about 40 per cent of the state’s cases, registered 3,571 fresh cases, taking its Covid tally to 1,80,283, including 39,472 active cases; while 1,38,289 were discharged till date and 3,773 in the last 24 hours. Bengaluru witnessed 27 deaths in the day, taking its death toll to 2,521 till date.

In all, 818 patients were in the intensive care units (ICUs) across the state, with 267 in Bengaluru Urban district, followed by 102 in Hassan, 67 in Dharwad and 61 in Ballari.

Of the new cases in the districts, Mysuru registered 748, followed by Dakshina Kannada – 466, Tumukuru – 401, Ballari – 381, Hassan – 308, Uttara Kannada – 294, Shivamogga – 293 and Dharwad – 246.

With regard to patients discharged in the districts, 1,285 were from Mysuru followed by Tumakuru – 380, Yadigir – 188, Bengaluru Rural – 177 and Raichur – 171, Chikkaballapur – 158 and Uttar Kannada – 136. (NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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