Bengaluru, Oct 30, 2020: Karnataka’s COVID-19 situation has witnessed a steady improvement in the last 28 days with a healthy recovery rate of 90.7% as on Thursday.
With recoveries increasing from 4,92,412 on October 1 to 7,41,219 on October 29, the daily active cases also came down from 1,10,412 (on October 1) to 64,480 on Thursday, when 7,661 persons were discharged.
Active cases that peaked up to 1,20,929 on October 10 subsequently started reducing. On October 22, the State saw a record 13,550 recoveries, the highest on a single day. Following that, the number of active cases reduced to 92,927 on that day and the trend has continued since.
Meanwhile, the State on Thursday reported 4,025 new cases taking the total number of cases to 8,16,809. With 45 new deaths, the toll rose to 11,091. This is apart from 19 non-COVID-19 deaths.
While the positivity rate for the day reduced to 3.99%, Case Fatality Rate touched 1.11%.