Bengaluru: For the second time in a week, Karnataka has recorded more than 10,000 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 6.11 lakh while 130 deaths saw the toll nearly touching 9,000.

On Thursday 7,144 patients were discharged after recovery and the active cases stood at 1,10,412.

The number of samples tested in the state inched toward the 50 lakh mark. On Thursday, a total of 96,588 tests were done, taking the cumulative to 49,97,671.

Out of 10,070 cases reported on Thursday, a total of 4,853 were from Bengaluru Urban district alone.

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Of the total active cases, 1,09,601 patients are stable in isolation at designated hospitals, while 811 are in intensive care units.

Bengaluru Urban recorded 41 of the total 130 deaths, followed by Mysuru (25), Dakshina Kannada (11) and others.

Most of the dead were either with a history of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) or Influenza-like illness (ILI), the bulletin said.