Capital city Bengaluru reported 50% of the new coronavirus infections recorded in the state as 2,756 more people tested positive, and 26 died due to the virus on Tuesday.
Bengaluru: The state of Karnataka on Tuesday reported 2,756 fresh COVID-19 cases and 26 more deaths, taking the total tally and fatalities to 8,32,396 and 11,247, respectively.
About 50 percent of the new cases and fatalities were contributed by the Bengaluru Urban district with 1,479 fresh infections and 13 deaths on Tuesday.
Cumulatively, Bengaluru has reported 3,41,554 infections, 3,901 deaths, 3,14,956 discharges, including 4,868 on Tuesday, and 22,696 active cases.
According to the state health department, 125 cases were reported in Mysuru, 123 cases in Dakshina Kannada.
Other districts that reported new COVID-19 positive cases were Hassan with 115 cases, 108 in Tumakuru, 94 in Shivamogga, 89 in Mandya, 85 in Kolar and 55 in Chikkamagaluru.
Karnataka has conducted a total of 94,539 tests on Tuesday, including 66,668 using the RT PCR, taking the cumulative number of tests so far to 81.85 lakh in the state.
Last Updated 4, Nov 2020, 8:33 AM