Bengaluru: The largest cremation ground in Bengaluru, built for mass cremations, was closed on Thursday after the corona cases decreased. In this, 1,708 people were cremated in about two months. According to reports, the four-acre temporary cremation ground was opened on 25 April and 84 people were cremated in a mass cremation on 7 May.
The last rites of only one person took place on Wednesday
As soon as the cases of Kovid started decreasing in Bengaluru in June, only a few bodies were brought to the crematorium, the official said. Only one body was brought on Wednesday. Keeping all this in mind, we decided to temporarily shut down the site.
There have been more than 34 thousand deaths due to corona in Karnataka
While Karnataka reported 4,272 new cases of corona on Saturday and 115 deaths occurred. The total number of infections in the state increased to 28,31,026. At the same time the death toll rose to 34,654. Along with this, 6,126 patients were also discharged. In the state The total number of recovered cases has gone up to 26,91,123. The highest number of 955 cases were reported in the Bengaluru Urban area in the state and 16 people died. At the same time, 1,174 patients were discharged in the city. The total number of active cases in Karnataka is 1,05,226. The positivity rate in the state is 2.58 percent and the death rate is 2.69 percent.