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Bengaluru witnesses lowest number of COVID cases since July 2020

On Monday, Karnataka saw a significant decline in COVID-19 cases, with 188 new cases and two fatalities, bringing the caseload and death toll to 29,88,521 and 38,084, respectively.

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Bengaluru, First Published Nov 2, 2021, 12:43 PM IST
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For the first time since July 2020, the number of covid cases in Bangaluru decreased to its lowest monthly total in October. In addition, for the first time in the recent 70 days, there were no Covid-19 deaths in Karnataka's capital on Monday. The city last recorded no coronavirus deaths on August 23, according to the Times of India report. The Bengaluru urban district recorded double-digit new infections with no fatalities. The number of daily new cases used to be in the three digits. The day's positive rate was 0.25 per cent, while the case fatality rate was 1.06 per cent.

On Monday, Karnataka saw a significant decline in COVID-19 cases, with 188 new cases and two fatalities, bringing the caseload and death toll to 29,88,521 and 38,084, respectively. On Monday, 73,924 samples were analysed across the state, including 64,418 RT-PCR tests, bringing the total number of specimens evaluated to 5.09 crore. On the same day, 318 patients were discharged, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 29,41,896. According to a department bulletin, the number of active cases was 8,512. New cases were recorded in other districts, including 16 in Mysuru, 12 in Dakshina Kannada, 11 in Hassan, and 10 in Kodagu.

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While ten districts reported no illnesses, 15 districts reported cases in the single digits. Mysuru had two fatalities, whereas 30 districts in Karnataka had no fatalities. COVID-19 infections and fatalities were nil in Bagalkote, Bidar, Chamarajanagar, Dharwad, Gadag, Haveri, Koppal, Raichur, Ramanagar, and Yadgir. On Monday, 98,115 people were immunised, bringing the total number of vaccinations administered in the state to 6.54 crore.

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