Bengaluru, Aug 12, 2020: Karnataka reported 7,883 new Covid-19 cases and 113 fatalities on Wednesday. The infection tally in the state now stands at 1,96,494, including 80,343 active cases. The death toll has risen to 3,510.
India on Wednesday recorded nearly 61,000 cases and 834 deaths due to Covid-19. The country’s tally is over 2.3 million and the death toll stands at 46,091. The gap between recovered and active cases is more than 943,000.
Delhi, which has achieved a recovery rate of more than 90% recorded just over 1,200 Covid-19 cases and eight deaths on Tuesday. This was the first time in over two months that the number of deaths per day dropped below 10 in the national capital.
Bihar, which continues to remain one of the worst-affected states has registered more than 86,000 cases so far. The Centre has asked the state to ramp up its testing capacity. Private hospitals in Bihar are under the scanner for charging exorbitant charges for treating coronavirus patients.
courtesy: Hindustan Times