The two States together add over 81,000 cases; Telangana’s 59 deaths a record; A.P. imposes 18-hour curfew till May 18
Continuing the trend of high incidence of COVID-19, Karnataka on Tuesday reported 44,631 new cases, of which 20,870 were from Bengaluru Urban, and 292 deaths. The test positivity rate (TPR) for the day stood at 29.03% and 1,53,707 tests were conducted, including 1,40,609 RT-PCR tests. The Health Department said it had adequate stocks of vaccine, but several centres in Bengaluru put up ‘no vaccine’boards.