COVID-19: 263 new cases, 7 deaths in Karnataka

08:36 PM Dec 14, 2021 | PTI |

Bengaluru: Karnataka on Tuesday logged 263 new cases of COVID-19 and 7 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 30,00,934 and death toll to 38,275, the health department said.


The day also saw 327 discharges, taking the total number of recoveries to 29,55,465.

Of the new cases, 158 were from Bengaluru Urban, as the city saw 182 discharges and 1 death.

The total number of active cases in the state is 7,165.

While the positivity rate for the day stood at 0.36 percent, the case fatality rate (CFR) was at 2.66 percent.


Of the deaths reported on Tuesday, 2 are from Chikkamagaluru and one each from Bengaluru Urban, Belagavi, Bidar, Tumakuru, and Uttara Kannada.

Apart from Bengaluru Urban, Mysuru recorded the second-highest of 16 fresh cases, Kodagu 14, Dakshina Kannada 13, Chikkamagaluru 11, followed by others.

Bengaluru Urban district has now a total of 12,59,183 positive cases, Mysuru 1,80,075 and Tumakuru 1,21,216.

Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban is on top with 12,37,306, followed by Mysuru 1,77,437 and Tumakuru 1,19,949, according to a department bulletin.

Cumulatively a total of 5,47,27,172 samples have been tested in the state so far, of which 71,308 were tested on Tuesday alone.


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