Bengaluru: Karnataka’s COVID-19 tests have touched 90,43,217 on Wednesday, including 60,61,585 RT-PCR tests.

This takes the test positivity rate (TPR) to 9.44%. On Wednesday, the state tested 1,10,518 samples, according to the health department.

Karnataka ramped up testing from May onwards. From a total of 2,310 tests in March, the state conducted nearly 16 lakh tests in August.

In September, tests went up to nearly 20 lakhs. The tests per million went up from 44,099 on September 1 to 72,541 on September 30.

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In October, the total number of tests touched 79,05,868, according to the health department data.

Meanwhile, Karnataka has reported 2,584 new COVID-19 cases and 23 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 8,53,796 and the toll to 11,453, on November 11, Wednesday.

According to the health department, the day also saw 2,881 patients getting discharged after recovery.

Cumulatively 8,53,796 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 11,453 deaths and 8,11,581 discharges so far.