Over 3,000 active cases in K’taka, 416 new infections
BENGALURU: The total number of active cases of Covid-19 in Karnataka crossed the 3,000 mark on Saturday, as the state reported 416 new infections and nine related deaths, taking the tally to 8,697 and the death toll to 132.
The day also saw 181 patients getting discharged after recovery.
After Udupi and Kalaburgi, Bengaluru urban has become the third district to cross the 1,000 cases mark in the number of positive cases.
As of June 20 evening, cumulatively 8,697 Covid-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 132 deaths and 5,391 discharges, the state health department said in its bulletin.
It said that out of 3,170 active cases, 3,096 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and are stable, while 74 are in ICUs.
Of the 416 new cases, 116 are returnees from other states. PTI