Bengaluru recorded less than 5,000 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, as Karnataka reported 20,378 fresh cases and 382 fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 25.87 lakh and toll to 28,679.
The day also saw 28,053 discharges, continuing to outnumber the fresh cases.
The city's COVID tally and fatalities was highest compared to any other part of Karnataka.
The city has so far reported 11,59,237 infections and 13,104 deaths.
There were 1,62,625 active cases.
Hassan district emerged as the second major COVID hotspot with 2,227 and 11 fatalities.
According to the health bulletin, Mysuru logged 1,559 fresh infections followed by Belagavi (1,171), Chitradurga (805), Tumakuru (773), Dakshina Kannada (727) and others.
There were 1,38,809 tests done on Sunday including 1,24,232 using RT-PCR and other methods.
So far 2.96 crore tests were done cumulatively, the department added.
As on Sunday, 1.34 crore inoculations were done in the state comprising first and second dose of vaccine.
The positivity rate for the day was 14.68 per cent and Case Fatality Rate was 1.87 per cent, the department said.
Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday announced that the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in the state will continue till June 7.
"We have got general guidelines from GoI regarding how to follow containment measures till June 30. There will be no changes in ongoing restrictions till June 7", said Bommai.
The minister also informed that Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa will call for a meeting of ministers and experts in a few days to take the final call.
"The positivity rate and the number of cases in the state have declined, and if every citizen supports, we can control the infection", Bommai added.
The Karnataka government had initially announced a 14-day 'close down' from April 27 but has now imposed a lockdown in the state till June 7 owing to the rising number of infections.
Karnataka CM had also announced a financial package of ₹1,250 crore to provide relief to those whose livelihoods have been affected by COVID-19 induced lockdown.
The total number of active cases in Karnataka is 350,087 while 21,89,064 people have been discharged so far. The death toll in the state has gone up to 28,298.
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