Karnataka Covid lockdown news live: After 6-hr wait, 27-year-old dies outside hospital – The Times of India


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Karnataka and Bengaluru on Wednesday reported another single-day record spike in fresh Covid-19 cases, registering 39,047 and 22,596 new infections, respectively. The state government earmarked 230 acres, 25 guntas at different locations around Bengaluru city to set up makeshift cremation grounds for Covid deaths. Securing his BU number after a five-hour struggle and waiting for bed allocation, a Covid-positive driver, 27, died at the doorsteps of Anekal Government Hospital on the outskirts of Bengaluru city on Tuesday. The Karnataka government’s daily Covid-19 bulletin continues to underreport infections to the tune of tens of thousands of cases, a quick glance of data reveals. As of Wednesday, while the state’s cumulative infections was 14,39,822 according to the official data, patient numbers allotted that day had crossed 14.6 lakh. Stay with TOI for all updates.

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THE TIMES OF INDIA | Apr 29, 2021, 08:04:57 IST



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