Karnataka has announced a two-week curfew from tomorrow, a day after reporting the biggest rise of over 34,000 new cases in 24 hours.
The state yesterday reported 34,804 new COVID-19 cases, which takes its total cases to 13.39 lakh. A total of 143 deaths were reported, taking the tally to 14,426.
Bengaluru Urban accounted for 20,733 cases.
Karnataka’s previous single-day record was 29,438 cases on Saturday.
The state has a positivity rate of nearly 20 per cent, which means one in five samples are testing positive.