Bengaluru, Jun 10 : Karnataka which had ramped up its lab facilities to conduct COVID-19 tests has conducted over four lakhs tests since March this year. Karnataka Medical Education Minister, Dr K Sudhakar, tweeted "So far we have tested 4,00,257 samples in 71 Covid-19 testing labs across the state with a positive rate of 1.4 per cent".
With 2,605 discharges and 5,921 cumulative cases, Karnataka's recovery rate remains healthy at 44 per cent, the Minister added. It may be recalled that Karnataka had registered COVID-19 related deaths to 66, ever since the outbreak of the pandemic in the state. (UNI)