COVID-19: Cases in Karnataka spiked by 34% in a day
Bengaluru, July 30: Karnataka reported a steep rise in COVID-19 cases. The state recorded 2.052 new cases on Thursday which is 34 per cent more than Wednesday's tally of 1,531 cases.
Bengaluru alone reported 505 cases as opposed to 376 on Wednesday. The number of COVID-19 cases stands at 23,253 and the positivity rate was at 1.37, while the cumulative death count is at 36,491, according to the state bulletin.
The number of vaccination doses administered the number is at 1,00,224 as of 3.30 pm on Thursday. The total number of doses administered is at 2,97,01,032.
From July 19 the state allowed cinema theatres to open and also reduced the duration of the night curfew by an hour. Further colleges and universities were allowed to have offline classes from July 26. Full seating was allowed on buses and trains and places of worship were permitted to conduct rituals.