Karnataka Conducts Over 1 Lakh COVID-19 Tests, Total Cases Rise To 794

97,326 samples have reported as negative in Karnataka so far. (File)

Bengaluru:

Karnataka has crossed the “milestone” of one lakh COVID-19 tests, the government said today as the state reported 41 new coronavirus positive cases, taking the total number of infections to 794.

“Karnataka crossed 1 lakh #COVID19 tests milestone. Our fight against Corona will continue with more zeal. We are boosting our testing capacity to have 60 labs by end of this month and will be able to conduct 10,000 tests per day,” state’s Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar said in a tweet.

A total of 1,03,098 samples were tested so far, out of which 4,160 were tested today alone, the health department said in its bulletin.

It said, so far 97,326 samples have reported as negative, and out of them 4,016 were reported negative today.

“As of 5:00 PM on May 9, cumulatively 794 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, it includes 30 deaths and 386 discharges,” the bulletin said.

Out of 377 active cases, 371 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals and are stable, while 6 are in intensive care unit. Ten patients who have recovered, have been discharged today.

According to statistics by Karnataka COVID war-room, 75 per cent (596) of total 794 cases are asympomatic while 25 per cent (198) are symptomatic.

The 41 new cases include- 12 from Bengaluru urban, eight from Bhatkal in Uttara Kannada, five from Davangere, three each from- Bantawal in Dakshina Kannada, Chitradurga, Tumakuru and Bidar, and one each from Tumakuru, Davangere, Chikkaballapura and Vijayapura.

While most cases are contacts of patients already tested positive, six are with travel history to Ahmedabad, two are from a containment zone in Bengaluru, and the other two person’s contact is under tracing. Contact tracing has been initiated and is in progress
for all the cases, the department said.

From across the state most number of infections have been reported in Bengaluru urban with 175 cases, followed by Mysuru 88 and Belagavi 83. Out of total 386 patients discharged so far, maximum 86 are from Bengaluru urban, 83 from Mysuru, 34 from Belagavi.

Meanwhile, the Karnataka government has allowed garment units in red zone districts, but outside containment zones, to resume operations with one-third of the workforce.

Chief Secretary TM Vijay Bhaskar in the May 8 order, said all recognised garment factories having an Importer-Exporter Code (IEC) and those registered with the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) can start operations with one-third of the total workforce in red zone districts, but outside containment zones. The order said the permission is subject to following of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Currently Bengaluru urban, Bengaluru rural and Mysuru are the red zone districts in the state.

The state government has clarified that migrant workers, pilgrims, tourist, students and other persons can hire and use buses provided by state run road transport corporations on payment basis for travel to other states with relevant permissions.

Inter-State travel of migrant workers, pilgrims, tourist, students and other persons stranded in different states due to lockdown were recently permitted to travel through notified entry and exit points of Karnataka by the government.

In a circular, Revenue (Disaster Management) Principal Secretary TK Anil Kumar said, similar bus facility on payment basis be made available by state run road transport corporations to transport workers to industries permitted under the issued guidelines.

World

39,38,031Cases
23,41,127Active
13,22,010Recovered
2,74,894Deaths
Coronavirus has spread to 187 countries. The total confirmed cases worldwide are 39,38,031 and 2,74,894 have died; 23,41,127 are active cases and 13,22,010 have recovered as on May 9, 2020 at 8:47 am.

India

59,662 3320Cases
39,834 1918Active
17,847 1307Recovered
1,981 95Deaths
In India, there are 59,662 confirmed cases including 1,981 deaths. The number of active cases is 39,834 and 17,847 have recovered as on May 9, 2020 at 8:00 am.

State & District Details

State Cases Active Recovered Deaths

DistrictCases
Mumbai3029
Mumbai Sub Ur67
Yavatmal32
Aurangabad30
Ahmednagar27
Sholapur21
Buldhana21
Palaghar17
Ratnagiri7
Osmanabad3
Sindhudurg (kudal)2
Chandrapur2
Nandurbar1
Details Awaited*14399

19063 1089

14862 883

3470 169

731 37

DistrictCases
Ahmedabad1298
Vadodara188
Bhavnagar32
Gandhi Nagar17
Panchmahal11
Banaskantha10
Chhota Udepur7
Porbandar3
Mahisagar3
Gir Somnath3
Sabarkantha2
Details Awaited*5336

7402 390

5081 203

1872 163

449 24

DistrictCases
Tj From Quaritine1080
Central Delhi184
South East130
West Delhi122
South Delhi70
North Delhi60
Shahadara48
South West Delhi42
East Delhi38
New Delhi37
North West Delhi32
North East Delhi25
Details Awaited*4450

6318 338

4230 247

2020 89

68 2

DistrictCases
Chennai303
Coimbatore133
Tiruppur109
Dindigul76
Tirunelveli62
Chengalpattu53
Tiruchirapalli50
Namakkal50
Thiruvallur48
Thanjavur46
Nagapattinam44
Villupuram36
Thoothukudi27
Thiruvarur27
Cuddalore26
Virudhunagar19
Tirupattur17
Nagerkoil (kanyakumari)16
Sivagangai12
Tiruvannamalai12
Ramanathapuram11
Udagamandalam9
Kancheepuram9
Perambalur5
Kalllakurichi3
Pudukottai1
Details Awaited*4489

6009 600

4364 539

1605 58

40 3

DistrictCases
Jodhpur228
Bharatpur102
Banswara60
Iran Evacuees60
Jhunjhunu37
Jaisalmer32
Bhilwara28
Jhalawar20
Dungarpur5
Sawai Madhopur5
Hanumangarh3
Pratapgarh2
Details Awaited*2103

3579 152

1562

1916 320

101 4

DistrictCases
Khandwa (east Nimar)32
Hoshangabad25
Jabalpur25
Sheopur-kalan4
Alirajpur3
Chindwara2
Tikamgarh1
Details Awaited*1802

3341 89

1792

1349 118

200 7

DistrictCases
Lucknow167
Gautam Budha Nagar98
Saharanpur72
Firozabad58
Moradabad58
Ghaziabad41
Bulandshahar18
Varanasi14
Maharajganj6
Pratapgarh6
Muzaffar Nagar5
Lakhimpur Kheri4
Kanshi Ram Nagar (kasganj)3
Kaushambi2
Rae-bareilly2
Sultanpur1
Bara-banki1
Sant Kabir Nagar1
Shahjahanpur1
Sant Ravi Das Nagar (bhadoi)1
Allahabad1
Details Awaited*2038

3214 143

1761 2

1387 137

66 4

DistrictCases
Kurnool158
Prakasam44
West Godavari35
Anantapur29
Chittoor28
East Godavari24
Visakhapatnam20
Details Awaited*1241

1887 40

1004

842 62

41 3

DistrictCases
Sasnagar61
Jalandhar48
Pathankot24
Nawanshahr (sbs Nagar)19
Ludhiana16
Amritsar11
Hoshiarpur7
Kapurthala2
Fatehgarh Sahib (sarhind)2
Gurdaspur1
Firozepur1
Details Awaited*1486

1731 87

1550 83

152 3

29 1

DistrictCases
Kolkata184
North 24 Parganas46
Purba Mednipur21
South 24 Parganas9
Kalimpomg7
Paschim Burdwan7
Jalpaiguri5
Darjeeling4
Paschim Mednipur4
Diamond Harbour-hd3
Murshidabad2
Basirhat-hd1
Purba Burdwan1
Nandigram-hd1
Details Awaited*1286

1678 130

1154 121

364

160 9

DistrictCases
Hyderabad472
Suryapet75
Nizamabad56
Vikarabad36
Hyderabad Rural (ranga Reddy)35
Gadwal (jogulamba)32
Warangal25
Adilabad19
Karimnagar19
Nalgonda15
Mahaboobnagar12
Kamareddy11
Sangareddy8
Asifabad (komarambhim)5
Kothagudem (badadri)4
Siricilla (rajanna)3
Bhupalpally (jayashanker)3
Nagarkurnool2
Peddapally2
Mahabubabad1
Details Awaited*214

1133 10

404

700 50

29

DistrictCases
Bandipora81
Srinagar79
Baramulla43
Udhampur20
Ganderbal14
Details Awaited*473

823 30

450 1

364 29

9

DistrictCases
Belagavi42
Vijayapura32
Kalburgi27
Bengaluru (u)23
Bagalkote21
Chikkaballapur16
Dakshin Kannada14
Bengaluru (r)12
Uttara Kannada11
Davanagere2
Chitradurga1
Details Awaited*345

753 48

347 38

376 10

30

DistrictCases
Faridabad42
Panchkula18
Yamunanagar3
Kurukshetra2
Fatehabad1
Charkhi Dadri1
Details Awaited*407

647 22

360 2

279 19

8 1

DistrictCases
Begusarai9
Gopalganj3
Bhagalpur1
Lakhisarai1
Details Awaited*458

571 21

269

297 51

5

DistrictCases
Kasaragode170
Cannanore(kannur)92
Ernakulam24
Kozhicode (calicut)20
Malappuram20
Pathanamthitta17
Thiruvananthapuram14
Thrissur13
Alappuzha5
Details Awaited*95

503

15

484 10

4

DistrictCases
Khurda (bhuvaneshwar)46
Kalahandi2
Kendrapara2
Sundargarh2
Dhenkanal1
Details Awaited*203

271 52

206 51

63 1

2

DistrictCases
Chandigarh26
Details Awaited*124

150 15

128 15

21

1

DistrictCases
Hazaribagh3
Details Awaited*87

132

77

52 11

3

DistrictCases
North Tripura1
Details Awaited*116

118 53

116 53

2

0

DistrictCases
Dehradun24
Udhamsingh Nagar4
Pauri Garhwal1
Details Awaited*17

63 2

16

46 7

1

DistrictCases
Rajnandgaon1
Details Awaited*23

59

21

38

0

DistrictCases
Kamrup Metro2
Hailakandi1
Karimganj1
Lakhimpur1
S Mancachar1
Details Awaited*24

59 5

24 5

34

1

DistrictCases
Details Awaited*11

50 4

10 4

38

2

DistrictCases
Leh (ladakh)14
Details Awaited*28

42

25

17

0

DistrictCases
South Andaman16
Details Awaited*17

33

0

33

0

DistrictCases
East Khasi Hills11
Details Awaited*1

12

1

10

1

DistrictCases
Puducherry6
Details Awaited*3

9

3

6

0

DistrictCases
North Goa6
South Goa1

7

0

7

0

DistrictCases
Imphal West1

2

0

2

0

DistrictCases
Aizwal West1

1

1

0

0

DistrictCases

1

0

1

0

DistrictCases
Details Awaited*1

1

1

0

0

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