Coronavirus: Karnataka reports 5,532 fresh COVID-19 cases, 84 fatalities
The state has been seeing a spike of over 5,000 cases a day from the past one week. On August 2, Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa too tested positive and has been hospitalised
Karnataka reported 5,532 COVID- 19 cases on Sunday (August 2) and the total number of cases reached to 1,34,819 of which 74,590 are active cases, while the state reported 84 new deaths.
On Sunday, Bengaluru urban reported 2,105 COVID-19 cases, followed by Ballari 377 cases, Kalaburagi and Mysuru 238 cases each, Raichur 212 cases, Udupi 182 cases and Dharwad 181 cases.
Eight more districts recorded cases in three figures while the remaining districts reported fresh cases in two digits, according to the health department bulletin.
The number of COVID-19 related fatalities went up to 2,496 as 84 more succumbed to the disease on Sunday.
Bengaluru Urban accounted for highest COVID-related fatalities after 21 patients died of the virus. Mysuru and Dakshina Kannada reported 10 deaths each followed by Dharwad which reported eight deaths.
4,077 people have recovered from coronavirus on Sunday, which takes the total number of recoveries to 57,725 in the state.