Bengaluru: Bengaluru’s coronavirus case fatality rate of 1.1 per cent was the lowest among all major cities in the country, Karnataka Health Minister Dr Sudhakar K said on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Karnataka recorded 1,336 new cases of COVID-19 and 16 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 8.64 lakh and the number of deaths to 11,557 in the state.
“Bengaluru’s COVID-19 case fatality rate (1.1 per cent) is the lowest among all major cities in India. With 3,36,880 recoveries and 17,707 active cases as on Tuesday, city’s recovery rate stands at a healthy 93.94 per cent and active rate stands at 4.93 per cent,” he tweeted.
Union Health Ministry on Wednesday reported a single day rise of 38,617 new COVID-19 cases and 474 fatalities pushing India’s virus caseload to 89.12 lakh and toll to 1.3 lakh.