Bengaluru, Aug 02, 2021: Karnataka recorded 1,875 new cases, 25 deaths and 1,502 new recoveries on Sunday.
The state had been reporting more recoveries than cases on a daily basis since mid-May when the effect of the second wave subsided.
Meanwhile, Bengaluru Urban reported 409 new cases and four other districts recorded over a hundred cases each. These include Dakshina Kannada (410), Udupi (162), Mysuru (146) and Hassan (108).
With 25 more fatalities linked to the pandemic by the Department of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday, the total toll rose to 36,587. Districts that reported the most Covid-19 deaths were Bengaluru Urban (8) and Dakshina Kannada (6).
The total number of active cases in the state is 24,144. While the positivity rate stood at 1.20 per cent, the case fatality rate was 1.33 per cent. At the same time, as many as 1,02,120 more doses of Covid-19 vaccine were administered in the last 24 hours across the state.