Karnataka reports 301 new COVID-19 infections, one death

08:06 AM Jun 06, 2022 | PTI |

Bengaluru: Karnataka on Sunday reported 301 fresh COVID-19 infections and one fatality, the State Health Department said.


The new cases took the overall virus tally in the state to 39,53,359 while one death pushed the toll to 40,066.

The infections include 291 in Bengaluru Urban district, three in Mysuru, and two in Dakshina Kannada.

There were zero infections and fatalities in 23 districts of the state.

The Health Department said 146 people were discharged, taking the total number of recoveries to 39,10,837 till date. The number of active cases stood at 2,414.


The positivity rate for the day was 1.40 percent and the case fatality rate was 0.33 percent.

As many as 21,413 tests were conducted, including 16,533 RT-PCR tests. The total number of tests done till date was 6.64 crore.

There were 6,426 inoculations done today, taking the total vaccination count to 10.93 crores so far, it said.


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