Karnataka reported a record-breaking 2,798 cases of Covid-19 between 5 pm, July 10, and 5 pm, July 11.
The state tested 20,587 samples during the 24-hour period, of which 17,488 samples tested negative. With 2,798 new cases, Karnataka has seen 36,216 cases of Covid-19 to date. The total fatalities stand at 623 after 70 new deaths.
A total of 504 patients are serious as they remain in the ICU.
With another record rise in Covid-19 cases, Karnataka has now overtaken Uttar Pradesh which has 35,092 cases. It’s now the fifth worst-hit state, after Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Gujarat.
Bengaluru Urban continues to top the list of the worst affected districts with a record 1,533 new cases during the 24-hour period.
The other top districts are: Dakshina Kannada (186), Udupi (90), Mysuru (83), Tumakuru (78), Dharwad (77), Yadgir (74), Davangere (72), Kalaburagi, Ballari (65 each), Bidar (63), Vijayapura (48), Uttara Kannada, Gadag (40 each), Bagalkot (37), Hassan (34), Ramanagara (34), Shivamogga (26), Mandya, Koppal (23 each), Chikkaballapur (20), Chamarajanagar (17), Haveri (16), Raichur (14), Kolar, Kodagu (12 each), Chitradurga (9), Bengaluru Rural (5), Belagavi and Chikkamagaluru (3 each).
On the positive side, 880 patients were discharged during the said 24-hour period, including 404 discharges in the Bengaluru Urban district.