Covid-19: Karnataka reports 216 new cases, total nears 2,000-mark

Our Bureau Bengaluru May 23 | Updated on May 23, 2020

Mandya, Chikkaballapura, Yadagiri  & Raichur worst hit disricts

With 216 new positive cases, Karnataka witnessed the highest single-day spike in Covid-19 cases on Saturday. The total tally in the State is now 1,959, with total discharges at 508, total death in the State at 44 (2 non-Covid-19 cause).

The new cases have travel history to Maharashtra, and they have been detected in Mandya (28 cases), Chikkaballapura (26 cases), Yadagiri (72 cases) and Raichur (40 cases).

The majority of the cases from inter-state travel with history to Maharastra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and contact from patients.

In addition to new cases, the State also saw two deaths.

In Dakshina Kannada, one death was attributed to a non-Covid-19 cause. While in Bengaluru Urban, 32-year-old male patient died on May 23 due to cardiac arrest.

District wise split of the new cases

Of the 216 new cases reported are from:

Bengaluru Urban – 4 cases

Mandya – 28 cases

Kalaburgi – 1 case

Belagavi – 1 case

Davangere – 3 case

Chikkaballapura - 26 cases

Mysuru - Nil

Yadagiri – 72 cases

Hassan – 4 cases

Bidar – 3 cases

Uttara Kannada – 2 case

Raichur – 40 cases

Dakshina Kannada – 3 cases

Udupi – 3 cases

Dharwad – 5 cases

Gadag - 15 cases

Ballari – 3 cases

Kolar -3 cases

Published on May 23, 2020

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