Coronavirus: Karnataka reports 5,532 fresh COVID-19 cases, 84 fatalities

First Published 3, Aug 2020, 10:55 AM

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
 

<p>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.</p>

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.

<p>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.<br />
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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.
 

<p>Eight more districts recorded cases in three figures while the remaining districts reported fresh cases in two digits, according to the health department bulletin.</p>

Eight more districts recorded cases in three figures while the remaining districts reported fresh cases in two digits, according to the health department bulletin.

<p>The number of COVID-19 related fatalities went up to 2,496 as 84 more succumbed to the disease on Sunday.<br />
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The number of COVID-19 related fatalities went up to 2,496 as 84 more succumbed to the disease on Sunday.
 

<p>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.<br />
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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.
 

<p>4,077 people have recovered from coronavirus on Sunday, which takes the total number of recoveries to 57,725 in the state.<br />
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4,077 people have recovered from coronavirus on Sunday, which takes the total number of recoveries to 57,725 in the state.
 

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