Karnataka reports 6,128 new COVID-19 cases, 83 deaths

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July 30, 2020

Bengaluru, Jul 30: Karnataka reported 83 deaths and 6,128 new cases in the state on Thursday. With this, the total number of cases in the state stood at 1,18,632, the state health ministry said.

Currently, there are 69,700 active cases, while a total of 2,230 people have lost their lives due to the pandemic till now.

There are 15,83,792 confirmed cases across the country. Of them, 5,28,242 cases remain active. While 10,20,582 have recovered, 34,968 patients have lost their lives due to the pandemic.

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September 26,2020

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Mangaluru, Sept 26: The meteorological department has declared a yellow alert on September 26 and 27 in the coastal districts of Karnataka.

According to the metrological department, Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada and Udupi districts will receive between 64.5mm to 115.5mm of rains these two days.

The department has issued a yellow alert for September 26 in Bidar, Dharwad, Gadag, Kalaburagi, Raichur, Vijayapura and Yadagiri districts.

As southwest monsoon is active in coastal districts, torrential rainfall is expected in coastal districts. Rains have receded in southern interior parts of the state.

A few places in districts like Ballari, Bengaluru rural, Bengaluru city, Chitradurga, Mandya, Mysuru and Shivamogga might get some rainfall along with thunder and lightning.

In Uttara Kannada district, Karwar and Kadra received 11.7 centimetres of rain on Friday, September 25 while Gokarna received 5 centimetres, Bhatkal centimetre, Kollur and Manki received 3 centimetres, Castle Rock, Bidar and Agumbe received 2 centimetres each.

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September 16,2020

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Chitradurga, Sep 16: Police assessed the value of ganja plants that had been seized at Vaderahalli in the taluk at Rs 4 crore.

Speaking to media here on Tuesday, Superintendent of Police G Radhika said the accused had grown 8,250 ganja plants on four acres of land that had been leased out.

Each plant measures three metres in height and the total quantum of ganja plants is 9,871 kg. Each plant has more than one kg leaves and such a quantum of ganja plants has been seized for the first time in the state.

She said the plants were almost ready for harvest and peddlers were about to receive them in two months. The accused had planned to dry the leaves and convert them into powder. There is a need to find out where they had planned to transport ganja plants and police required four days to cut them. Police team nabbed four persons, she added.

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September 26,2020

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Mangaluru, Sep 26: A half decomposed body of a woman was found at a house at Belleri, near Konaje on the outskirts of the city.

The deceased has been identified as Kusuma (50). It is suspected that she was murdered three days ago. Her body was found lying on the floor today.

She used to stay alone at her home. Police are of the suspicion that the woman might have been raped before getting killed. 

A case has been registered at Konaje police station and investigations are on.

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