330 villages in Ballari district free from COVID-19

Ballari, the one district of Karnataka that had the highest TPR( Test Positivity Rate) and a high number of deaths, has now been seeing a ray of positivity as 330 out of 1,038 in the Ballari district are COVID free according to information provided by Ballari Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer K.R. Nandini

“There are 1,038 villages that fall under 237 gram panchayats across the 11 taluks in undivided Ballari district and 330 of them have not reported a single case so far,” K.R. Nandini said. The remaining 708 villages together have reported 12,042 positive cases and 7,032 people have recovered from the infection, she added. There are 5,010 active cases in rural areas as on Tuesday.

The report Ms. Nandini released on the status of COVID-19 in Ballari villages showed that 147 villages have more than 10 active cases and 561 villages less than 10 active cases. Kurgod is the only taluk that does not have any village free from COVID-19 cases.

Harapanahalli taluk is on the top of the COVID-safe grid with 91 unaffected villages followed by Kudligi with 61, Sandur 38, Huvina Hadagali 30, Sirguppa 26, Ballari 22, Hagari Bommanahalli 21, Kottur 20, Hosapete 11 and Kampli with 10 villages. Kurgod is the only taluk that does not have any village free from COVID-19 cases.

Harapanahalli, which is the largest taluk with 225 villages in 37 gram panchayats, has reported 1,307 positive cases followed by Kudligi with 1,265, Hagari Bommanahalli 1,181, Sirguppa 1,125, Hosapete 1,112, Huvina Hadagali 1,039, Kurgodu 842, Kampli 573 and Kottur with 397 cases.

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