On July 12, Karnataka reported 2,672 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours. Of this, 57.07% of the cases are from Bengaluru, at 1,525.
The number of patients being infected with COVID-19 is steadily increasing in the city, with more than 50 active cases being reported in 126 wards (out of 198 wards) in Bengaluru.
Wards with more than 50 cases
Although the exact figure is not known, seven zones (out of eight) have more than 50 COVID-19 cases. South Zone under the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limit has the most number of active cases, followed by East Zone, West Zone, Bommanahalli Zone, Mahadevapura Zone, Rajarajeswari (RR) Nagar Zone and Yelahanka Zone.
South Zone: JP Nagar, BTM Layout, Jayanagar, Hanumanth Nagar, Basavangudi, Vidya Pete, Kumaraswamy Layout, Vishveshwara Puram, Cottonpete
West Zone: KR Market, Nandini Layout, Padarayanapura, Malleshwaram, Chamraja Pe, Marenahali, Chickpete, Rajaji Nagar
East Zone: Domlur, Shanti Nagar, Shantala Nagar, Vasanth Nagar, Banasvadi, Halsoor, Shivaji Nagar
Mahadevapura Zone: HAL Airport, Bellanduru, Horemavu
Bommanahalli Zone: Begur, Yelchenahalli, Anjanapura, Vasanathpura
RR Nagar Zone: Kengeri, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Kottegepalya, Ullalu, Jnana Bharathi
Yelahanka Zone: Kempegowda ward, Thanisandra, Vidyaranyapura
Bengaluru has recorded a total of 4,0467 containment zones. While there were only 63 containment zones as on May 30, it rose to 487 by June 30.
While currently there are 4,076 containment zones in Bengaluru, there are 3,168 active containment zones. This means that 908 zones have returned to normal.
Containment zones spread across BBMP (as on July 12)
Due to the rising COVID-19 cases in Bengaluru, the Karnataka government has imposed a one-week lockdown in the city, from July 14 to July 22.