239 COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths reported in Karnataka on Sunday

South India

A total of 239 new COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths were reported in Karnataka on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 5,452 in the state, the health department said.

According to the data, the total number of cases includes 3,257 active cases.

"A total of 239 COVID-19 cases have been found in Karnataka on Sunday. The total number of cases stands at 5,452. Two new deaths were also reported in the state, taking the toll to 61," the state health department said.

The two deaths include a male and a female between the age of 50 and 61 years old.

The 61-year-old female patient was a resident of Bengaluru Urban district. Diagnosed as SARI, known case of DM, HTN, and Hypothyroidism.

She was admitted to the hospital on May 29 and was in ICU on Ventilator support.

In another case, 57-year-old man was a resident of Bengaluru Urban district. Known case of DM and HTN.

He was suffering from filariasis and chronic myeloid leukaemia. He was admitted on June 3 this year to designated hospital and died on Sunday.

Meanwhile, with 9,983 new cases in the last 24 hours, the highest number of cases in a single day, India's COVID-19 tally reached 2,56,611 on Monday. With an increase of 206 deaths in the last 24 hours, the number of deaths in the country due to COVID-19 has risen 7,135.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is 1,25,381, while 1,24,094 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.


With inputs from ANI

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