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Karnataka Covid News: 10 Highlights

28th April, 2021 Key Highlights from Karnataka pertaining to Covid

Thursday, 29th April 2021

The Covid tally in the state of Karnataka has gone beyond 14 lakhs while the numbers of active covid cases in the state have gone beyond the 3 lakhs mark with 31, 830 new infections reported in the state on this Tuesday, informed the State’s Health Department. 180 deaths have occurred in state taking the covid triggered death toll to nearly 14, 807, the department further informed.

As per the health department bulletin, the cumulative COVID-19 cases in the state of Karnataka currently stood at about 14, 00,775, while the number of active Covid cases in the state being 3, 01,899 including the 2,063 cases admitted in ICUs. Until Tuesday the number of cumulative discharges in state stood at 10, 84,050

Of the net 3 lakh active covid cases in Karnataka, 2, 06,223 cases are from Bengaluru Urban district alone. The city of Bengaluru has contributed to over 50% of the cases in the span of a day and even in terms of the per-day mortalities with about 17,550 new covid infections and about 97 deaths on this Tuesday. So far, the city of Bengaluru has reported about 6, 87,751 covid infections and about 6,002 covid-triggered deaths.

1, 70,117 covid tests were done on this Tuesday including the 1, 51,631 by use of the RT-PCR and the other testing methods thereby taking the net number of tests done until now to about 2.51 crore, added the department. More than 90 lakhs of people got their vaccines so far, it reported. (PTI)

19:11 (IST)

Siddaramaiah, Leader of Opposition in the state of Karnataka wrote a letter to PM Modi urging the PM and the government he represents to immediately intervene with regard to the ‘ongoing health emergency’ in the state.

18:51 (IST)

The Congress Party in Karnataka is likely to set up a pandemic war room and launch a 24/7 covid helpline number. Also the leaders owning hospitals are likely to reserve as many 100 beds for the covid patients 

17:54 (IST)

As the city of Bengaluru is exposed to 'severe, deadlier' coronavirus now, the pourakarmikas who are given the task to collect and dispose medical wastes are demanding better safety gear and facilities

15:02 (IST)

Vaccination against Covid for the age group spanning between 18yrs and 45yrs likely to get delayed, informed the district Health officials

13:38 (IST)

Rains along with thunderstorms are likely to lash coastal Karnataka according to updates from the India Meteorological Department.

12:58 (IST)

Siddaramaiah accuses the central government of being a catalyst in this second wave of the pandemic by giving permission for the Kumbh Mela.

12:41 (IST)

 Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) on this Wednesday did not cease from operating its Fly Buses from Bengaluru Airport to places like Madikiri and Mysuru for the convenience of the passengers arriving by flight.

10:28 (IST)

Hundreds of unrecorded deaths took place in Karnataka in the past amid the pandemic’s second wave.

09:44 (IST)

Hours prior to ‘lockdown’ in the state people crowd the shops to procure the necessities out of panic.

08:48 (IST)

20 cases of the double mutant Covid variant has been detected by the doctors of NIMHANS’s Genome sequencing laboratory.

The News Talkie Bureau






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