Bengaluru: Karnataka has reported 2,886 new cases of Covid-19 and eight related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 9,83,930 and the death toll to 12,492, the Health Department said on Saturday.
A total of 2,566 cases were reported on Friday. Out of the 2,886 fresh cases today, 1,820 cases were from Bengaluru Urban. This is for the fifth consecutive day the state reported over 2,000 fresh cases. The day also saw 1,179 patients getting discharged after recovery.
Cumulatively 9,83,930 positive cases were witnessed still March 27 evening. This included 12,492 deaths and 9,50,167 were discharged, the Health Department said. Out of the 21,252 active cases, 21,056 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and are stable, while 196 are in the ICU.