Mint Covid Tracker: Karnataka reports worst spike in deaths, toll doubles in a week
Most new infections in the state are concentrated in Bengaluru, where reported cases rose 12% between Saturday and Monday evening
The covid-19 death count in Karnataka is rising at a fast pace, and has nearly doubled in just a week, latest data from the health ministry showed. The state, where the coronavirus outbreak was limited until a month ago, now has the fifth highest toll in India, with 1,403 deaths. Most new cases are concentrated in the capital city of Bengaluru, where reported infections rose 12% in the last 48 hours, data compiled by howindialives.com on Monday evening showed.