Bengaluru: Karnataka reported 5,872 new cases of COVID-19 and 88 related deaths on October 21.

This takes the total number of infections in the state to 7,82,773 and the death toll to 10,696.

On the same day Karnataka also witnessed 9,289 patients getting discharged after recovery.

Out of 5,872 fresh cases reported, 2,717 cases were from Bengaluru urban alone, Bengaluru Rural reported 366, Davangere (304), Mysuru (220), Dakshina Kannada (215), Mandya (208), Shivamogga (177), Ballari (145), Tumakuru (143), Hassan (140), followed by others.

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Out of 88 deaths in the state, 53 are from Bengaluru urban, followed by Dakshina Kannada 9, Tumakuru 4, Hassan, Kalaburagi and Mysuru 3, Ballari, Bengaluru Rural and Dharwad 2, Belagavi, Chitradurga, Davngere, Koppal, Ramanagara, Shivamogga and Vijayapura 1.

According to the state health department, out of 1,00,440 active cases, 99,493 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals while 947 patients are in the ICU.

A total of over 69,52,835 samples have been tested so far in the state, out of which 1,08,241 were tested on Wednesday alone. 21,623 among them were rapid antigen tests according to department reports.