Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News Live Updates: Karnataka reported less than 5,000 new COVID-19 cases and 120 deaths on Sunday, taking the total caseload to 28.06 lakh and the toll to 33,883. The day also saw 8,456 discharges, continuing to outnumber fresh cases, taking the total number of recoveries in the state so far to 26,45,735.
Out of the 4,517 new cases, 933 were from Bengaluru Urban, as the city saw 1,902 discharges and 12 deaths. The total number of active cases in the state is now 1,26,813. While the positivity rate stood at 2.58 per cent, the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) was 2.65 per cent.
Out of the 120 deaths reported on Sunday, 17 were from Mysuru, Bengaluru Urban and Ballari (12), Dakshina Kannada and Dharwad (11), Mandya (8) and Davangere (7),followed by others. Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru Urban accounted for 933, Mysuru 545, Dakshina Kannada 525, Hassan 346, while the rest were scattered in other districts.
Cumulatively a total of 3,27,39,539 samples have been tested in the state so far, out of which 1,74,521 were done on Sunday alone. (PTI)
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In a rare instance, Karnataka Sunday reported a higher case fatality rate (2.65%) than the test positivity rate (2.58%) indicating that the rate at which Covid deaths occur in the state is yet to subside even as daily infections are witnessing a visible drop.
Beginning next academic year (2021-22), Karnataka is likely to follow an updated academic curriculum in colleges across faculties as the government continues to push towards implementing the National Education Policy.
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