Bengaluru: Karnataka has registered as many as 38603 fresh cases of the COVID-19 disease, taking the total number of people infected from the covonavirus so far in the state to 2242065 on Monday.
According to official sources in the last 24-hours the killer disease has claimed 476 people across the state taking the total number of fatalities to the pandemic to 22313.
The sources said that while as many as 34635 covid-19 patients got discharged from various hospitals after being completely cured from the pandemic, there exists as many as 603639 active cases across the state.
Among the high number of casualties the Bengaluru urban district recorded 239 deaths followed by 29 in Hassan, 17 in Ballari, 15 each in Kalaburagi, Shivamogga and Uttara Kannada, 14 in Tumakuru and 13 in Bengaluru Rural districts.
While Bengaluru Urban district accounts for 13338 fresh cases in the last 24-hours, the Hassan district recorded 2334 cases, and Mysuru 1980, Uttara Kannada 1228, Shivamogga 1322, Ballari 2332, Belagavi 1748 and Mandya district 1087.
In the last 24-hours as many as 97236 covid-19 tests, and the positivity rate for the day stood at 39.70 per cent and the Case Fatality Rate accounts for 1.23 per cent, the sources added.