COVID-19: State reports 16,387 fresh infections, 463 deaths
Karnataka on Wednesday reported 16,387 new circumstances of COVID-19, taking the entire to 26,35,122. Of these, 4,095 circumstances are from Bengaluru Urban. With 463 deaths, the toll rose to 30,017. This is other than 20 deaths of sufferers as a result of non-COVID-19 causes. As many as 21,199 individuals had been discharged on Wednesday, taking the entire recoveries to 23,12,060. The State now has 2,93,024 energetic sufferers. While the positivity charge for the day stood at 11.22%, the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) touched 2.82%.
As many as 1,45,923 assessments had been performed within the final 24 hours, together with 1,07,846 RT-PCR assessments. With this, the entire variety of assessments rose to 2,99,99,107.
Meanwhile, the Medical Education Department has introduced cost of danger incentives to employees of COVID-19 testing laboratories in 20 medical schools within the State. While Group ‘D’ employees and nurses in these labs shall be paid a month-to-month incentive of ₹10,000 and ₹8,000 respectively, analysis scientists, analysis assistants, lab technicians, information entry operators shall be paid ₹5,000 month-to-month incentive, in line with an official order.