As the epi-centre of the pandemic, Bengaluru registered 2,821 new cases, taking its Covid tally to 3,12,842, including 64,523 active cases, while 2,798 discharges in the last 24 hours rose the recovery rate for the city to 2,44,740.
With 36 deaths due to the virus in the city, the toll rose to 3,578 so far.
Of the 941 patients in the intensive care units (ICUs) across the state, 380 are in Bengaluru hospitals, 67 in Ballari and Dharwad, 45 in Chamarajanagara, 44 in Hassan, 29 in Kolar, 27 in Shivamogga and 20 in Kalaburagi.
Out of 98,236 tests, 23,373 were through the rapid antigen detection and 74,863 from RT-PCR method across the southern state.
"Positivity rate in the state is 6.4 per cent, while case fatality rate is at 1.4 per cent," added the bulletin.
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