Karnataka reports biggest single day spike of 9,894 new COVID-19 cases, over 3,400 from Bengaluru alone
As of September 13 evening, cumulatively 4,59,445 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 7,265 deaths and 3,52,958 discharges.
The BTC refused to help. Jockey Ryan Ahmed said Aster Labs conducted the first round of tests on the BTC premises.
The State government has certified the Bannerghatta National Park to be “safe” for public visit amid the Covid-19 pandemic, said park authorities.
The state’s Covid-19 tally inched towards 2 lakh cases, as 5,985 fresh positives were reported on Sunday, taking the total to 1,78,087.
It now turns out there are glaring discrepancies in the data put out by Karnataka War Room and that given by local ward corporators.
As Bengaluru threatens to explode with Covid-19 numbers, the pressure to get more hospital beds for symptomatic cases in each one of the eight zones is very high.
Incidentally, Tamil Nadu crossed the grim milestone of two lakh cases, although cured persons outnumbered the active cases.
Dilnaz Begum died on Saturday afternoon after she spent the entire Friday night looking for a bed to get admitted and was denied admission in seven hospitals.
Official sources said the video was reportedly from a hospital in one of the northern states and not from Victoria Hospital.
The health department said, out of 8,194 active cases, 7,902 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and stable, while 292 are in ICU.
In some places, people have also expressed concern over the bodies of those who died of the coronavirus being buried in their neighborhood.
Karnataka CM Yediyurappa directs private hospitals in Bengaluru to arrange 2,500 additional beds by Tuesday
Karnataka saw the biggest ever spike in cases on Sunday with 1,267 people testing positive of which Bengaluru's share was 783.
According to the police, the 60-year-old female COVID-19 patient hung herself in the restroom of KC general hospital.
The CM said that citizens will have to work with the government proactively to ensure home quarantine norms, social distancing norms are followed diligently.
The patients are a Senior Section Engineer (SSE) at Kengeri railway station and a Station Master at Hebbal station.