Karnataka has reported 559 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 29,62,967 and death toll to 37,529, the Health department said on Tuesday.
The day also saw 1,034 discharges, taking the total number of recoveries in the state so far to 29,09,656. Out of the 559 new cases reported on Tuesday, 231 were from Bengaluru Urban, as the city saw 302 discharges and 4 deaths.
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The total number of active cases in the state is at 15,754. While the positivity rate for the day stood at 0.52 per cent, case fatality rate (CFR) was at 2.14 per cent. Out of 12 deaths reported on Tuesday, five are from Dakshina Kannada; Bengaluru Urban (4), Kodagau, Shivamogga and Uttara Kannada (1).
Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru Urban accounted for 231, Dakshina Kannada 87, Udupi 57, Mysuur 28, Tumakuru 24, followed by others. Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 12,41,870, followed by Mysuru 1,76,940 and Tumakuru 1,19,716.