The second wave of Corona virus has engulfed the entire country. In such a situation, there are increasing cases of corona from different parts of the country. Meanwhile, the number of deaths in the state has crossed the 13,000 mark due to 67 deaths due to Kovid-19 in Karnataka on Tuesday, while the total number of infected in the state has increased to 10,83,647 with 8,778 new cases of infection reported.
According to the Health Bulletin, there have been 13,008 deaths in the state so far and 9,80,519 people have been cured of the disease. On Tuesday, 6,079 people were discharged from hospitals after recovering.
The Health Department said that 78,617 patients are now undergoing treatment in the state, out of which 474 are admitted in ICU. Of these, 60 per cent of the cases have been reported from Bengaluru urban district and 5,500 new cases and 55 deaths occurred in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
The city has so far received 4,93,869 cases of infection and 4,910 deaths. At the same time, 57,575 patients are undergoing treatment. The department said that 1,21,899 investigations were conducted on Tuesday. A total of 2.29 crore investigations have been conducted across the state so far. A total of 60.77 lakh vaccines have been planted in the state since the vaccination campaign started on January 16.
Earlier, amid mounting cases of Corona, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa had said on Monday that a lockdown could be imposed in the state if needed. However, reversing this statement, Yeddyurappa has now said that there is no question of imposing a lockdown in the state.
Yeddyurappa said that he has convened an all-party meeting on 18 April to discuss the situation in Corona. He added, “There is no question of lockdown yet. The Advisory Committee has said that by 2 May the number of infected will increase, so people should follow the rules of Corona.”
More than 10 thousand corona patients were found in the state on Sunday. Regarding the increase in Corona cases, the Chief Minister said that PM Modi has also talked about the steps being taken by his government.