Mysuru, August 8:- With the addition of 242 new Covid-19 cases on Friday (August 7), the tally rose to 6,718 in Mysuru district.
The district also reported 15 deaths on Friday, the highest number of fatalities in a day after Bengaluru Urban reported 22 deaths among the districts in the state. With 15 deaths, Mysuru district stands second in the state after Bengaluru Urban with 213 fatalities. Bengaluru Urban has registered 1,200 deaths so far.
As many as 168 patients have been discharged from the designated Covid-19 Hospitals and Covid Care Centres (CCC) after getting cured on August 7, taking the total number of discharges to 2,662 so far. The active cases now stands at 3,843. (NAV)