Bengaluru COVID-19 Latest News, Lockdown 6.0 Guidelines, COVID-19 Vaccination Corona Virus Cases Today Updates
Live updates from Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News: The number of COVID-19 infections in Karnataka on Thursday crossed the 25 lakh mark, as the state recorded 24,214 new cases and 476 deaths, the health department said. The day also saw 31,459 leave, still more than the new cases.
Of the new cases, 5,949 were from Bengaluru Urban, the city having recorded 6,643 departures and 273 deaths.
As of the evening of May 27, 25.23,998 positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 27,405 deaths and 20.94,369 discharges, the health department said in its bulletin. The active cases amounted to 4.02,203. While the positivity rate for the day was
17.59%, the case fatality rate (CFR) was 1.96%.
Ballari was responsible for 22 deaths, Mysuru (18), Belagavi and Dharwad (15), Tumakuru (14), Bengaluru Rural and Uttara Kannada (13), followed by others. Mysuru registered 2,240 new cases, Hassan 1,505, Tumakuru 1,219, Belagavi 1,147, Udupi 905, followed by others.
A total of more than 2,91,98,945 samples have been tested so far, of which 1,37,643 were tested on Thursday alone. (PTI)
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Admitting that some attempts were underway within the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to replace him as Chief Minister of Karnataka, BS Yediyurappa said controlling the Covid-19 pandemic and protecting the interests of the people were now his only priorities.
Since Karnataka went into lockdown to combat and contain the spread of the new coronavirus, the transgender community has suffered like never before, as the closure of public spaces and the annulment of marriages have resulted in a total loss of income for them. Like last year, the community is looking for a government relief program to help them through these difficult times.
Here are some contacts you might find helpful in emergency situations:
COVID-19 questions / emergencies / clarifications: 104 (free call); + 91-80-4684-8600 / 6669-2000 | Home Quarantine related queries: Telegram messenger / WhatsApp – +91 97777 77684, Voice call – 080 45451111 | BBMP control room: 080-22221188 | In the event of a power failure, contact BESCOM: 1912. If the water supply is cut off in your area, contact BWSSB: 1916
Karnataka Bengaluru coronavirus highlights from May 27
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