Bengaluru: Karnataka on Thursday recorded 8,477 fresh cases of COVID-19 positive cases and 85 deaths.  This takes the total number of infections in the state to 7.43 lakh and the death toll to 10,283.

8,841 patients got discharged after recovery on Thursday. Out of the fresh cases, 3,788 cases were from Bengaluru Urban.

As of October 15 evening, cumulatively 7,43,848 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 10,283 deaths and 6,20,008 discharges, the health department said in its bulletin.

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Out of total 85 deaths reported on Thursday, 45 are from Bengaluru urban, followed by Chikkaballapura 4, Ballari, Belagavi, Shivamogga and Tumakuru 3, Chamarajanagara, Dakshina Kannada, Dharwad, Kolar, Mandya, Mysuru, Udupi, Uttara Kannada and Vijayapura 2, and Bagalkote, Bidar, Davangere, Kalaburagi, Koppal and Raichur 1.

Karnataka has tested over 63,55,803 samples so far, out of which 1,04,811 were tested on Thursday alone; 30,977 among them were rapid antigen tests.

On Thursday, Bengaluru urban accounted for 3,788 Covid-19 cases Bengaluru Rural 454, Hassan 440, Mysuru and Belagavi 303, Dakshina Kannada 301, Ballari 282, Tumakuru 252, Mandya and Chikkaballapura 230, followed by others.