Bengaluru: Bengaluru has recorded 2,189 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the active cases in the city to 54,112.

The greatest number of cases continued to be reported from Yelahanka and Bengaluru West at 16% each of all just like Sunday.

Based on the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) report on Monday the city has 18 containment zones, up from 16 that it has been reporting for the last few days.

Bengaluru East has reported 15% of all cases, Bengaluru South at 14%, Bommanahalli at 13%, RR Nagara and Mahadevapura at 11% each, and Dasarahalli at 4%.

On Monday, 2,972 persons were reported to have recovered, and 34 people died due to the novel coronavirus in the city. Bengaluru now has a positivity rate of 13.88%.

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The total cases in the city stands at 2,52,229; 3,102 deaths; 1,95,015 discharges and 54,112 active cases.

The COVID-19 tally in Karnataka has almost reached the 6.5 lakh mark on Monday with the addition of 7,051 fresh cases while the death toll due to the disease rose to 9,370 after 84 more people succumbed to the virus.

Meanwhile Mysuru recorded 910 cases, Hassan 537, Tumakuru 294, Chitradurga 276 while the remaining were scattered over other districts.

Bengaluru Urban with 2,52,229 cases tops the districts followed by Mysuru 38,238 and Ballari 33,004.