New coronavirus cases breach 6,000-mark in Karnataka again


Bengaluru, Apr 7 (IANS): For the first time in five months, new Covid cases across Karnataka crossed the 6,000-mark in a day, with 4,266 in Bengaluru, said the state health bulletin.

"With 6,150 positive cases registered on Monday, the state's Covid tally reached to 10,26,584, including 45,107 active cases while recoveries increased to 9,68,762, with 3,487 patients discharged during the day," said the bulletin on Tuesday.

As epi-centre of the pandemic, Bengaluru reported 4,266 fresh cases on Monday, taking its Covid tally to 4,55,025, including 32,605 active cases, while recoveries rose to 4,17,726, including 2,417 discharged in the day.

The infection, however, claimed 39 patients, including 26 in Bengaluru, taking the state's death toll to 12,696 and city's toll to 4,693 since the virus entered the country in mid-March 2020.

Of the 351 patients in the intensive care units (ICUs), 160 are in Bengaluru hospitals, followed by 32 in Kalaburagi, 24 in Mysuru, 21 each in Bidar and Tumakur and 13 in Dakshina Kannada district, with the rest spread in the remaining 25 districts across the state.

Out of 1,02,021 tests conducted during the day across the state, 9,128 were through rapid antigen detection and 92,853 through RT-PCR method.

Positivity rate rose to 6.02 per cent and case fatality rate was 0.63 per cent across the state on Monday.

Meanwhile, 49,646 people, including 20,725 senior citizens and 28,058 above 45 years were vaccinated during the day.

Cumulatively, 46,44,731 people, including 23,05,461 senior citizens and 10,80,361 above 45 years have received the shot till date across the state since the vaccinaton drive was launched on January 16.

"Karnataka is in the sixth position across the country in the vaccination drive after Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal," said state Health Minister K. Sudhakar, a medical doctor by profession.

 

 

 

 

 

  

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  • John, Mangalore

    Wed, Apr 07 2021

    This is an eye opener article by Mike Adams at cairnsnews.org on how globalists using viruses, vaccine generated strains, to decimate much population, following few excerpts, for more refer link, ... "The end goal, as globalists like Bill Gates openly support, is the elimination of billions of human beings living today. Ideally, globalists seek to reduce the world population to about 500 million people, which is roughly a 94% reduction in the current human population."... Thus, people won’t be dropping dead right away after taking the vaccines. Instead, they will seem fine until the next major bioweapon pandemic hits them, at which point the fatality rate will be extremely high (perhaps as high as 75% averaged across all age groups). The next strain to be released via the vaccines will be COVID-21, and the COVID-21 strain could be rightly considered the second half of a binary weapon system that will achieve extremely high kill rates for human beings across the globe.... Ref: https://cairnsnews.org/2020/10/22/covid-21-is-coming-the-second-half-of-a-binary-weapons-system/

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  • John, Mangalore

    Wed, Apr 07 2021

    In this how many common cold cases, how many influenza cases ? how many purely Covid 19 cases ? Because common cold and flu are also called as corona viruses and to promote vaccines these numbers everyday ? As such many got vaccinated by this time there should have been decreased in Covid 19. That means vaccines no effect at all on mutant strains. That's what communist chinese and global elite plan seems, then blame those didn't take vaccines, with the virus and high tech nano particle vaccines they are slowly trying to control whole world. More viruses and more vaccines if these communist chinese and global elites use for depopulation and further control to bring new world order or one world government it is not suprising.

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  • k b r, Mangala Uru

    Wed, Apr 07 2021

    as part of contact tracing, the most prevalent cause should be found out.... is it contact in markets, gyms, pools, places of worship...hotel /restaurant/bar .... buses/trains, contact inside a/c room or contact at home / housing society.... probably it is spreading in crowded residential localities(slums/chawls) where people live too close to each other..... contact at workplace??? restrictions should address the most prevalent cause...for example, in many shops hardly 'crowd' is there at any point, e.g. furniture shops or lawyer office, jewellers. No point in shutting these shops as part of lockdown...

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  • Wilfred Fernandes, Vamadapadavu/Dubai

    Wed, Apr 07 2021

    India has new variant called election friendly coronavirus. It is difficult to find anywhere else in the world. During the Election campaigning it remains quiet and only appears in voting Booth. Therefore we can see circles drawn for the voting que. This variant is Govt. friendly, Politician Friendly it only effects the general public specially after elections. its Deadly too.

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