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Covid-19 in Karnataka: State logs 2,479 fresh infections; Cases doubling in 2-3 days

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Bengaluru, Jan 4: Karnataka has reported 1000+ Covid-19 cases for the fourth consecutive day in a row as the state registered 2,479 fresh infections on Tuesday, as per state Health Minister Sudhakar.

Of the 2,479 new Covid-19 cases, 2,053 cases have been registered in Bengaluru alone. The positivity rate, from 1.60 per cent on Monday, jumped to 2.59 per cent on Tuesday.

Covid-19 in Karnataka: State logs 2,479 fresh infections; Cases doubling in 2-3 days

Four deaths have been reported in Karnataka due to Covid-19 on Tuesday. However, no new Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been reported today.

As per the minister, the state still has 77 cases of Omicron variant of Covid-19. The state conducted 95,391 tests.

The cases have spiked in the last 10 days. "Data shows us that cases are doubling every 2-3 days in Karnataka!While the Government is working on containment measures for the new wave, appeal to everyone to strictly follow 3Ms: Small blue diamondMask up Small blue diamondMaintain social distance. Small blue diamondMaintain hand hygiene. #COVID19 #Omicron #Karnataka," Sudhakar tweeted.

Daily New Cases List
Dec 27: 289
Dec 28: 356
Dec 29: 566
Dec 30: 707
Dec 31: 832
Jan 01: 1033
Jan 02: 1187
Jan 03: 1290
Jan 04: 2479

Meanwhile, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai is holding a meeting with the members of the Covid-19 Task Force and experts in Bengaluru.

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