The daily recoveries stood at 1,795 which took the total number of cured to 19,50,623 at a rate of 98.2 percent.
The city recorded 39 fresh cases of coronavirus infection and one more related death on Monday while the positivity rate dropped to 0.07 per cent.
Despite reporting a low number of deaths, Karnataka is seeing an increase in mortality rate.
After more than two months, the Covid positivity rate in Tiruchy has dropped below 5 per cent.
Health chief says Covid info of previous weeks were updated later on Centre’s dashboard.
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With the recent trend of sustained decline in COVID-19 cases across the country, it is imperative to maintain a strict watch on the situation with focussed district and sub-district level action.
The state government had earlier announced that the lockdown restrictions won't be eased in Chittoor, Prakasam, Krishna, East and West Godavari districts owing to their high Covid positivity rate.
He said that in some cases, private doctors are even found giving oxygen and nebulisation to Covid-19 patients in their clinics instead of referring them to Covid hospitals.
Similarly, the overall recovery rate , which was the lowest at 84.32 per cent on May 7, has improved to 93.05 per cent.
He said that the government will review the situation after four or five days and then take the decision.
Shivamogga and Vijayapura have the same test positivity rate as the state’s average in this period.
On May 9, a day before the 14-day lockdown was announced, Karnataka had reported 47,930 new cases and 490 deaths, and the positivity rate was at 32.71 per cent.
The ministry said 11 states have over one lakh active COVID-19 cases while eight have active cases between 50,000 and one lakh.
Shockingly, 25 of the districts have positivity rates of around 20 per cent with no complete lockdown and the number of Covid cases continuously increasing.