Karnataka reported 44,438 fresh Covid cases on Monday in the last 24 hours.
Positivity rate touches a whopping 30%, which suggests 30 test positive for every 100 test performed.
Bengaluru accounted for 22,112 of the brand new cases.
Of the state’s Four lakh cases, 2.9 lakh cases are from Bengaluru alone.
The day noticed 239 fatalities, and 115 have been from Bengaluru.
Karnataka saw 42 cases of the double-mutant B.1.617 variant through genomic sequencing performed at Nimhans.
In the past week, the state detected 20 clusters from Bengaluru and Kalaburagi.
However the newly detected double-mutant variant cases are from samples from throughout the state.