COVID-19 cases fall below 1,000 in Bengaluru

For the first time after the second wave hit Karnataka in March, Bengaluru Urban reported 985 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. On March 18, the district had reported 925 cases.

Overall, the State reported 5,041 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total to 27,77,010. With 115 deaths, the toll rose to 33,148. This is apart from 21 deaths of patients due to non-COVID-19 reasons. As many as 14,785 persons were discharged on Tuesday, taking the total recoveries to 25,81,559. The State now has 1,62,282 active patients. While the positivity rate for the day touched 3.80%, the Case Fatality Rate touched 2.28%.

As many as 1,32,600 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, including 84,172 RT-PCR tests. With this, the total number of tests rose to 3,19,23,601.

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