Daijiworld Media Network - Bengaluru
Bengaluru, May 16: Karnataka on Sunday May 16 registered another sharp rising in the number of coronavirus cases, adding 31,531 new cases to its tally.
As per the bulletin released by the state health department, the active cases in the state rose to 6,00,147. Bengaluru Urban's tally came down considerably with 8,344 cases in a single day.
As many as 403 deaths due to coronavirus were reported on Sunday, with Bengaluru Urban recording 143 deaths and Ballari 26. With this, the toll so far has risen to 21,837.
The state recorded 36,475 discharges from hospitals, taking the total discharges so far to 15,81,457.
So far, Karnataka has seen 22,03,462 positive cases since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.
The positivity rate for the day stands at 27.84%, while the case fatality rate for the day is 1.27%.
As many as 1,11,88,143 people have received vaccination so far.