Mumbai: Karnataka on Tuesday recorded 1,280 new cases of COVID-19 and 13 related fatal cases, taking the total number of infections to 8,95,284 and killing 11,880 people.
On this day 1,060 patients were discharged after recovery.
A total of 1,18,78,413 samples have been tested so far, of which 88,698 were tested on Tuesday alone, and 18,103 of them were rapid antigen testing.
Of the 1,280 fresh cases reported today, 638 were from Bangalore Urban alone.
The Health Department stated in its bulletin that as of the evening of December 8, the state has confirmed 8,95,284 COVID-19 positive cases, including 11,880 deaths and 8,58,370 discharges.
It added, out of 25,015 active cases, 24,740 patients are in isolation in designated hospitals and stationery, while 275 are in ICUs.
According to the Bulletin, 7 of the total 13 deaths reported on Tuesday are from Bangalore Urban, followed by Dakshina Kannada (2), and Ballari, Bidar, Chikkaballapura, and Mysuru (1).
The Bengaluru urban district topped the list of positive cases with a total of 3,75,163 infections, followed by Mysore 51,144 and Ballari 38,392.
Among the discharges too, Bengaluru Urban tops the chart with a total of 3,51,497 discharges, followed by Mysuru 49,809 and Ballari 37,620.