Karnataka COVID update: These 11 districts remain hotspots, report 13,751 new cases and 492 deaths in 24 hours
As Covid new infection continues to remain below 25,000, these 11 districts alone contributed 13,751 new cases out of a total of 20,628 and 406 deaths out of 492 on Saturday.
As new Covid cases have put Karnataka on alert, going by the figures, it appears that 11 out of 30 districts alone contributed nearly 65% of cases and deaths.
As per the data from Health and Family Welfare Department, Ballari, Belagavi, Bengaluru Rural, Bengaluru Urban, Dakshina Kannada, Hassana, Mysuru, Tumakuru, Shivamogga, Udupi and Uttara Kannada have more number of cases and deaths compared to other districts and DC's of the different districts have been given the responsibility to implement strict lockdown.
To begin with, Ballari, the mining rich district, reported 671 new cases, has 11,042 active cases, and reported 1,337 deaths since March 2020 and in the last 24 hours 14 deaths were added to the list.
Similarly, Belagavi reported 1,027 new infections, has 17,023 active cases and reported a total of 531 deaths since March 2020 and 9 deaths have been reported on Saturday.
Bengaluru Rural reported 557 new cases which led to 12,969 active cases and 643 total deaths with 16 fatalities in the last 24 hours.
Bengaluru Urban still remains a big concern
The Bengaluru Urban which at one point had breached over 26,000 cases has now witnessed a sharp decline. However, its death rate still remains worrying. As per the report, 4,889 new cases were reported, has 1,64,182 active cases, and 12,891 deaths since March 2020 while 278 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
Apart from Bengaluru, Mysuru, Hassan and Tumakuru is also seen as Covid hotspot. Mysuru reported 1,720 new cases and has 12,368 active cases, 1,604 total deaths with 28 fresh deaths on Saturday.
Hassan reported 1,024 new infections, has 13,368 active cases, 884 total deaths with 9 new deaths in 24 hours.
Similarly, Tumakuru reported 1,102 new Covid cases, has 13,789 active cases, 886 total deaths from the last one year with 13 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Karnataka Coastal districts and Malnad area, Dakshina Kannada (DK), Uttara Kannada (UK), Udupi and Shivamogga stands battered.
As per the data, DK has 923 new cases, 9,345 active cases, 899 total deaths with 7 deaths in the last 24 hours.
While UK reported 536 new cases, 5,757 active cases and 558 total deaths and 15 new deaths on Saturday.
In Udupi, the department recorded 684 new cases, 5,781 active cases, 322 total deaths with 3 fresh death cases.
Karnataka CM's home district Shivamogga reported 672 new cases, has 7,475 active cases, reported 782 deaths since March 2020 with 14 deaths in the last 24 hours.
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