Karnataka witnesses 386 new covid cases
On Friday, Karnataka state health bulletin said, "With 386 new cases registered on Thursday, the state's Covid tally rose to 9,47,246, including 5,882 active cases, while recoveries increased to 9,29,058 with 291 discharged during the day”.
Of the 5 patients succumbing to the infection, 4 were from Bengaluru and 1 from Kodagu, taking the state's death toll to 12,287 since the pandemic broke on March 8, 2020.
Of the 125 patients in the intensive care units (ICUs), 63 are in Bengaluru hospitals, 9 in Kalaburagi, 8 in Tumakuru and the rest are spread in the 28 other districts across the southern state.
Out of 61,440 tests conducted during the day, 3,973 were through rapid-antigen detection and 57,467 through the RT-PCR method.
Positivity rate was 0.62 per cent and case fatality rate 1.29 per cent across the state on Thursday.