Daijiworld Media Network - Bengaluru
Bengaluru, May 3: The state on Monday, May 3 continued to register a spike in the number of fresh coronavirus cases.
As per the health bulletin released by the state health department, the positive cases in the state rose to 44,438. Bengaluru Urban alone reported a huge number of 22,112 cases on Monday alone.
As many as 239 deaths due to coronavirus were reported on Monday, with Bengaluru Urban recording 115 deaths and Ballari 13. With this, the toll so far has risen to 16,250.
Over 20,901 people were discharged from hospitals on Monday, taking the total recoveries so far to 11,85,299.
So far, Karnataka has seen 16,46,303 positive cases so far.
The total active cases in the state are 4,44,734.
The positivity rate for the day stands at 29.80%, while the case fatality rate for the day is 0.53%. A total of 1,49,090 samples were tested between Sunday and Monday.
As many as 98,78,213 people have received vaccination so far in the state.