Karnataka witnessed a record hike in COVID-19 cases today. Over 3,000 people tested positive for the deadly coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state reached 47,253. The state registered the fourth highest caseload in the country.
At least 1,975 fresh cases were detected in Bengaluru in the last 24 hours, according to the state health department. Karnataka reported a rapid increase in coronavirus cases in last one week.
The deadly virus claimed 87 lives in the last 24 hours. The death toll in the state increased to 928.
Karnataka health minister B. Sriramulu on Wednesday said only divine help could save the state from the onslaught of covid-19.
Responding to questions raised over the state government’s tackling of the crisis, Sriramulu said, “Only God can save us, and we have to bring in caution on our own.