India on Sunday detected 44,404 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, pushing the country’s tally to 9.1 million, data from the Union health ministry showed. On Sunday, the health ministry said 510 people died of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking total mortalities from the disease to 9,140,312.
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News Live Updates: As many as 3485 more people contracted coronavirus in Karnataka over the weekend with 2011 of them reported from Bengaluru alone. Meanwhile, the total tally rose to 8.73 lakh with 8.36 lakh of them recovering from the infection to date.
The Covid-19 positivity rate recorded in the last 24 hours, as on Sunday, dropped to 1.34 per cent as per the statistics issued by the Department of Health and Family Welfare Services.
At the same time, 3336 people recovered from Covid-19 of which 1482 were from the capital city on Saturday and Sunday. Active cases in Karnataka dropped further to 24,868. As many as 2,52,241 samples were tested, at the same time, across the state.
Other districts that reported the most cases on November 22 were Mysuru (100), Dakshina Kannada (46), Hassan (44), and Bengaluru Rural (41). The death toll rose to 11, 654 as 13 more deaths in the last few days were linked to the pandemic on Sunday.
Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Sunday night arrested former Karnataka minister Roshan Baig, who shifted allegiance from the Congress to the BJP last year, in connection with the Rs 4,000-crore I Monetary Advisory (IMA) Group Ponzi scheme in which he is alleged to have received several crores of swindled funds.
At the same time, the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), which operates public bus services in the Karnataka capital, has decided to offer self-defence training to its women staff in a bid to empower them to be “custodians of their own safety.”
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