Coronavirus: Karnataka records 5,536 new COVID-19 cases, death toll crosses 2,000

First Published 29, Jul 2020, 4:35 PM

 Meanwhile, the number of deaths linked to the pandemic in the state breached the 2000-mark Tuesday as 102 more fatalities in the last few days were linked to the pandemic.

<p>Karnataka reported 5,536 fresh cases and the tally stands at over 1.1 lakh. The fatalities due to coronavirus breached the 2,000-mark on July 28.<br />
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Karnataka reported 5,536 fresh cases and the tally stands at over 1.1 lakh. The fatalities due to coronavirus breached the 2,000-mark on July 28.
 

<p>As the number of fresh COVID-19 cases and fatalities linked to the pandemic surge in Bengaluru, the capital city alone reported 1,898 new cases while the same was 5,536 across Karnataka on Tuesday.<br />
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As the number of fresh COVID-19 cases and fatalities linked to the pandemic surge in Bengaluru, the capital city alone reported 1,898 new cases while the same was 5,536 across Karnataka on Tuesday.
 

<p>Meanwhile, the number of active containment zones in the city comprising 198 wards rose to 12,325.</p>

Meanwhile, the number of active containment zones in the city comprising 198 wards rose to 12,325.

<p>The health department also attributed 40 more deaths that took place over the last few days to Bengaluru's death toll on Tuesday.<br />
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The health department also attributed 40 more deaths that took place over the last few days to Bengaluru's death toll on Tuesday.
 

<p>With this, 957 deaths have been reported cumulatively from the city.</p>

With this, 957 deaths have been reported cumulatively from the city.

<p>Karnataka medical education minister K Sudhakar on Tuesday (July 28) said that the state is likely to adopt a centralised system in place to classify asymptomatic, symptomatic and mild symptomatic persons. “Treatment based on the severity of the cases will be recommended using the same,” Sudhakar said.</p>

Karnataka medical education minister K Sudhakar on Tuesday (July 28) said that the state is likely to adopt a centralised system in place to classify asymptomatic, symptomatic and mild symptomatic persons. “Treatment based on the severity of the cases will be recommended using the same,” Sudhakar said.

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