Coronavirus: Karnataka records highest single-day cases with 9,386 fresh COVID-19 cases
Karnataka registered over 9,000 cases recorded on a single day for first time since the beginning of the pandemic in March
With 9,386 more people testing positive for coronavirus in Karnataka on Thursday, the total tally rose to 3,09,792.
This is the biggest single-day spike in the number of coronavirus cases in the state since the first case was confirmed in Bengaluru on March 8.
According to the statistics issued by the Department of Health and Family Welfare Services, Bengaluru alone reported 3357 cases among these.
Active cases in the state, across 30 districts, are 84,987 in number, the daily bulletin indicated.
Meanwhile, the number of active containment zones in the city comprising 198 wards rose to 15,723.
The health department also attributed 59 more deaths that took place over the last few days to Bengaluru’s death toll on August 27.
With this, 1845 deaths have been reported cumulatively from the city.