Covid-19: Over 4,000 total discharges in Karnataka; 213 new cases and 2 deaths | Bengaluru News – Times of India


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BENGALURU: A total of over 4,000 Covid patients have been discharged in Karnataka so far, as the state on Monday reported 213 new cases of coronavirus and two related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 7,213 and the death toll to 88.
On Monday alone 180 patients were discharged in the state after recovery.
As of June 15 evening, cumulatively 7,213 Covid-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 88 deaths and 4,135 discharges, the health department said in its bulletin.
Out of the 2,987 active cases, 2,931 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and are stable, while 56 are in Intensive Care Units.
Among the two deaths were a 65-year-old man from Dharwad, who was the contact of another patient already tested positive.
He was admitted on June 14 at a designated hospital and died the same day.
The other was a 75-year-old woman from Bengaluru, diagnosed with ILI (Influenza-Like Illness)
A known case of diabetes mellitus and hypertension , she was admitted on June 13 at a designated hospital and died on June 15.
Out of 213 new cases 103 are returnees from other states, a majority of them from neighbouring Maharashtra, while 23 are those who returned from other countries.
Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Kalaburagi accounted for 48, followed by Bengaluru urban 35, Dharwad 34, Dakshina Kannada 23, Raichur 18, Yadgir 13, Bidar 11, Ballari 10, Koppal 4, three each from Vijayapura, Bagalkote and Shivamogga, two each from Udupi, Haveri and Ramanagara, and one each from Hassan and Davangere.
Udupi district tops the list of positive cases with a total of 1,028 infections, followed by Kalaburagi 944 and Yadgir 822.
Among discharges also Udupi is on top with total of 736 discharges, followed by Kalaburagi 459 and Bengaluru urban 329.
A total of 4,49,331 samples have been tested so far, out of which 5,362 were tested on Monday alone.
So far 4,32,346 samples have been reported as negative, out of which 4,738 reported negative today, the bulletin said.

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