Karnataka reported 1,781 new Covid-19 cases and 20 fatalities on Saturday, taking the total number of infections to 8,71,342 and the toll to 11,641. The day also saw 1,799 patients getting discharged after recovery.
Bengaluru Urban topped the list of fresh infections, accounting for 972 cases. Cumulatively 8,71,342 Covid-19 positive cases have been confirmed in Karnataka, which includes 11,641 deaths and 8,34,968 discharges,the health department said in its bulletin.
It said that out of 24,714 active cases, 24,220 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and are stable, while 494 are in Intensive Care Units.