The number of coronavirus containment areas in Bengaluru reached 85, with up to 244 active cases on Thursday, 11 June.
This was on March 8, when Bengaluru reported the first case of coronavirus in the entire state and continued to register 564 cases. Among these cases, there were 244 active as of June 10. Of all the positive cases of Covid-19, 308 people recovered and 21 succumbed to infection.
Padarayanapura in the western region of the Bengaluru Maharanagara Balliki (BBMP) cases recorded the highest number of cases at 70, followed by the eastern region S.K. Gardens (24), Agharahara Dasarahali (9) in the western region and Vishweshwara Puram (8) in the southern region, are among the active containment areas in the city.
Meanwhile, Padarayanapura accounted for 66 percent of the active cases.
The Karnataka Department of Health has identified 1935 major focal points in the city, of which 1,343 (69 percent) have completed the quarantine requirements set forth. Up to 592 (31 per cent) of the key contacts remain quarantined.
Of 6,064 secondary contacts, 5,077 (84 percent) ended their quarantine requirements even as 987 (16 percent) continued to be isolated.
The Ministry of Health has conducted 50,415 tests and established 118 containment areas to date. Of this, 85 are active. The recovery rate in Bengaluru is estimated at 54 percent.
(With agency input)