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9,366 new cases in Karnataka, tally inching toward five lakh

Karnataka on Thursday reported 9,366 new cases taking the total number of  cases to 4,94,356. With 93 new deaths, the toll rose to 7,629, This includes 19 non-COVID deaths.

As many as 7,268 persons were discharged on Wednesday taking the total number of recoveries to 3,83,077. Active cases continued to remain above one lakh at 1,03,631. Of these, 805 patients are being monitored in the ICUs of various hospitals.

Bengaluru Urban reported 3,799 cases taking the total tally to 1,84,082. With 34 of the 93 deaths from Bengaluru alone, the toll in this district rose to 2,555.

As many as 72,030 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours including 32,913 rapid antigen tests. With this the total number of tests rose to 40,58,313. –Karnataka Bureau