Continuing to file a marginal dip in new cases for the sixth consecutive day, the State on Friday reported 7,542 cases taking the overall to 7,51,390. With 73 deaths, the toll rose to 10,356. This is aside from 19 non-COVID-19 deaths.
For every week previous to October 11, the State had been reporting a mean of over 10,000 cases per day.
Meanwhile, cases in Bengaluru Urban district breached the three lakh mark on Friday. With 3,441 new cases, the overall touched 3,00,634. With 24 of the 73 deaths from Bengaluru, the toll in the district rose to three,486. Active cases in Bengaluru touched 65,664.
As many as 8,580 individuals have been discharged on Friday taking the overall variety of recoveries to six,28,588. Of the remaining 1,12,427 energetic cases, 946 sufferers are being monitored in ICUs. While the positivity charge for the day diminished to 7.12%, Case Fatality Rate (CFR) touched 0.96%.
As many as 1,05,891 checks have been carried out in the final 24 hours, together with 27,961 fast antigen checks. With this, the overall variety of checks rose to 64,61,694.
Meanwhile, the State Health Department has issued pointers for conduct of elections or by-elections, and on preventive measures to be adopted in leisure parks and through festivities.