Coronavirus: Bengaluru COVID-19 mortality rate lowest among metros, says medical education minister

First Published 5, Aug 2020, 3:29 PM

According to Sudhakar, Bengaluru recorded 115 virus deaths per million population, compared to Kolkata's 182, Ahmedabad's 223, Pune's 242, Chennai's 306 and Mumbai's 521.

<p>Karnataka's COVID mortality rate per million population is the lowest among major metros in the country, said Karnataka medical education minister Dr K Sudhakar on Tuesday.<br />
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Karnataka's COVID mortality rate per million population is the lowest among major metros in the country, said Karnataka medical education minister Dr K Sudhakar on Tuesday.
 

<p>"It is satisfying that mortality rate in Karnataka and Bengaluru is better as compared to other states and metro cities," said Sudhakar.<br />
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"It is satisfying that mortality rate in Karnataka and Bengaluru is better as compared to other states and metro cities," said Sudhakar.
 

<p>With 39 fatalities per million population, Sudhakar said the state's mortality rate is one-fifth of Delhi and one-third of Maharashtra.<br />
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With 39 fatalities per million population, Sudhakar said the state's mortality rate is one-fifth of Delhi and one-third of Maharashtra.
 

<p>Per million, Maharashtra recorded 129 deaths and Delhi 202 while it is 56 for Tamil Nadu, compared to Karnataka's 39.</p>

Per million, Maharashtra recorded 129 deaths and Delhi 202 while it is 56 for Tamil Nadu, compared to Karnataka's 39.

<p>Juxtaposing Bengaluru's mortality rate with other metropolitan cities in India, Sudhakar said the city has the lowest rate.</p>

Juxtaposing Bengaluru's mortality rate with other metropolitan cities in India, Sudhakar said the city has the lowest rate.

<p>"Bengaluru COVID mortality per million population is lowest among metros. I urge people to cooperate for early detection and treatment," he said.</p>

"Bengaluru COVID mortality per million population is lowest among metros. I urge people to cooperate for early detection and treatment," he said.

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