Bengaluru: Karnataka on Sunday reported 4,439 new COVID-19 cases and 32 related deaths, taking the infection count in the state to 8.02 lakh and toll to 10,905, the health department said on Sunday.

The total cases comprise 7.10 lakh discharges from hospitals cumulatively, including 10,106 on Sunday, and 81,050 active cases, including 939 in the ICU.

More than 50 per cent of the infections were contributed by Bengaluru Urban district with 2,468 fresh cases added on Sunday, the department said.

Cumulatively, the city has 3.25 lakh infections, 3,734 deaths, 2.70 lakh discharges and 51,672 active cases.

According to a health bulletin, Bengaluru Rural district accounted for 234 new cases, Tumakuru (141), Mysuru (140), Dakshina Kannada (139), Ballari (132), Udupi (117) and Hassan (103).

Cases were also reported in Bagalkote, Belagavi, Chitradurga, Dharwad, Mandya, Chikkaballapura, Gadag, Kalaburagi, and other districts.

The health department said three deaths due to COVID-19 took place in Dakshina Kannada, two each in Ballari, Kolar and Mysuru. One death each was reported in Koppal, Mandya and Tumakuru.

Most of those who died of coronavirus had Severe Acute Respiratory Illness, or the Influenza Like Illness.

There were as many as 1,00,511 tests done on Sunday, including 82,782 using the RTPCR and other methods taking the total tests so far to 73.81 lakh, the department added. 

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Bengaluru, Jul 31: Karnataka reported 1,987 new COVID-19 and 37 deaths on Saturday, taking the total number of infections to 29,05,124 and the toll to 36,562.

The day also saw 1,632 discharges, taking the total number of recoveries in the state so far to 28,44,742, a health department bulletin said.

Bengaluru Urban accounted for most of the fresh cases (450) and saw 377 discharges and 11 deaths.

The total number of active cases stood at 23,796.

While the positivity rate for the day was 1.43 per cent, the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) was 1.86 per cent.

Dakshina Kannada followed Bengaluru Urban in the number of deaths (7), Hassan accounted for 4, Chikkamagaluru, Kolar and Mysuru (2 each), followed by others.

Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru Urban logged 450, Dakshina Kannada 365, Mysuru 177, Udupi 148, Kodagu 132, Tumakuru 108, Hassan 105, while the rest were scattered in other areas.

Bengaluru Urban district topped the list of positive cases, with a total of 12,27,339, followed by Mysuru 1,72,956 and Tumakuru 1,17,829.

Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban was on top with 12,02,937, followed by Mysuru 1,69,196 and Tumakuru 1,15,723.

Cumulatively a total of 3,86,49,498 samples have been tested in the state so far, out of which 1,38,532 were done on Saturday alone.

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