Bengaluru has 3,419 cases of COVID-19 as on June 28, says Karnataka Medical Education Minister Sudhakar

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Bengaluru recorded 3,419 cases of COVID-19 as on June 28, which is 25.92 per cent of the total coronavirus cases in the state, Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr Sudhakar K said.


As per the report, the COVID-19 cases in Bengaluru doubled from 1,556 on June 23 to 3,419 cases on June 28.

 The Minister assured that State government is taking measures to ensure that every COVID-19 patient gets the best treatment.

"Bengaluru had 1556 COVID-19 cases as on June 23 which doubled to 3419 cases as on June 28, which is 25.92 percent of total cases in Karnataka. State Govt is taking measures to ensure every COVID patient gets best treatment," said Dr Sudhakar K in a tweet.

Karnataka on Sunday reported 1,267 new Covid-19 positive, taking the total number of cases in the state to 13,190. 

Of the new COVID cases from Karnataka recorded on Sunday, 783 were from Bengaluru. The city's previous high was 596, which was reported on Saturday.

Currently, there are 2,692 active cases in the city while the death toll has reached 89. There have been 533 recoveries in the city so far. There are 495 active Covid-19 containment zones in the city as of 28 June.

There are 5,472 active cases in the state at the moment and the death toll reached 207 with 16 more virus-related fatalities on Sunday, the state health department said in its daily bulletin.

Meanwhile, India recorded 19,459 new coronavirus cases and 380 deaths in the last 24 hours. 
According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday, the total coronavirus cases in the country stand at 5,48,318 including 2,10,120 active cases, 3,21,723 cured/discharged/migrated and 16,475 deaths.


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