Karnataka Records 48,049 New Covid-19 Cases, 29,068 from Bengaluru Alone

Of the new cases today, 29,068 were from Bengaluru Urban that saw 7,196 people being discharged and 6 virus-related deaths.

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Last Updated: January 21, 2022, 23:40 IST

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Speaking to reporters, he said based on the report in the next couple of days, the government will take several decisions.(PTI Photo)

Continuing to register a surge in cases, Karnataka on Friday logged 48,049 new cases of COVID-19, and 22 fatalities, taking the tally to 34,25,002 and the death toll to 38,537. The state had recorded 47,754 fresh infections on Thursday. Of the new cases today, 29,068 were from Bengaluru Urban that saw 7,196 people being discharged and 6 virus-related deaths. The total number of active cases across the state is now at 3,23,143.

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