Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) Maintaining the trend, 1,645 recoveries in a single day outnumbered 1,509 new Covid cases in Karnataka on Sunday, the health bulletin released on Monday said.
"With 1,645 patients getting discharged after recovery the total number of recovery touched to 8,38,150 to the date, while with 1,509 new cases of Covid-19 and 24 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 8,74,555 and the death toll to 11,678," the health department said.
Out of 1,509 fresh cases reported on Sunday, 725 were from Bengaluru urban alone.
As of November 22 evening, cumulatively 8,74,555 Covid-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which include 11,678 deaths and 8,38,150 discharges, the health department said in its bulletin.
It said, out of 24,708 active cases, 24,270 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and stable, while 438 are in ICU.
As many as 10 out of the total 24 deaths reported on Sunday are from Bengaluru.
Most of the dead are either with a history of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) or Influenza-like illness (ILI).
Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru urban accounted for 725, Mysuru 104, Tumakuru 89, Mandya 58, Kalaburagi 56, Hassan 39, Kolar 35, Ballari and Bengaluru Rural 34, followed by others.
Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 3,64,390 infections, followed by Mysuru 50,127 and Ballari 38,111.
Among discharges too, Bengaluru urban tops the list with a total of 3,41,902 discharges, followed by Mysuru 48,510 and Ballari 37,277.
A total of over 1,03,29,473 samples have been tested so far, out of which 96,095 were tested on Sunday alone, and 8,682 among them were rapid antigen tests.