Bengaluru, May 16, 2020: Twenty-three new cases were reported on the morning of May 16 in Karnataka, taking the total cases to 1,079. Of the new cases, a majority, 14 cases are from Bengaluru Urban. All the cases are secondary contacts of P-653 from Shivajinagar.
This includes 36 deaths due to the virus, one death of a COVID-19 positive patient not due to the virus and 494 discharges.
Three cases have been reported from Hassan, all of who are from Mumbai. One case each from Bagalkote, Udupi and Dharwad have been reported. All three have a travel history to Mumbai.
That apart, one case each has been reported from Ballari, Davangere and Mandya.