Karnataka reported 1,291 new COVID positive cases, 3,015 recoveries and 40 deaths yesterday. Total active cases stood at 27,527. The State Health Bulletin issued yesterday puts the positivity rate at 0.94 per cent and the Case fatality rate at 3.09 per cent.
AIR correspondent reports that Karnataka has witnessed a downward trend in the positivity rate but the case fatality rate remains a matter of concern. Bengaluru Urban district tops the chart with 266 new COVID cases and six deaths. Dakshina Kannada, Hassana, Mysuru were other districts reporting four deaths each. The Health Department has been making efforts to inoculate the vulnerable sections of the population.
Over two crore, 75 lakh 81 thousand persons are vaccinated till date. Over three crore 70 lakh 19 thousand persons took the COVID test. COVID Appropriate Behaviour is advocated as the Government has announced relaxations in the lockdown norms since the beginning of this month.