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Rising Covid cases in Kerala, Maha cause concern in State - 1 min read

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Bengaluru: The rising Covid cases in neighbouring states of Kerala and Maharashtra have raised concerns in the Karnataka Health Department.

Maharashtra recorded 1,081 Covid cases on Wednesday June 1 and the State Health Department has called it the highest spike after February 24.

Kerala has recorded 1,370 new Covid cases. Though 630 people have recovered, the death of six people succumbed to the infection. This was a cause of concern, said the Health Department officials in State.

Sources in Health Department said since there was heavy movement of people from both the states to Karnataka, especially capital Bengaluru, hence measures need to be initiated.

The State has reported 178 new Covid cases in a span of 24 hours as per the statistics of the health department. The positivity rate for the day was recorded at 0.89 per cent.

There are a total of 2,001 active cases in the State. 19,846 Covid tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours.

There were 5,422 Omicron cases in the State and Delta and its sub lineages reported till date were 4,623. Bengaluru Urban reported 158 new Covid cases.

There are 1,895 active Covid cases in Bengaluru. The State Health Department is concerned over the spike in cases in Kerala and Maharashtra as the State suffered much during the first and second wave due to unhindered movement of the people.

During the third wave strict rules were enforced by State and the movement of people and vehicles from both these states was restricted.

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