COVID cases reported from rural areas were more than urban in 22 districts of Karnataka between May 25 and June 8, accounting for over 50% to 85% of total cases.
The increase in the number of cases in rural areas is a matter of concern, admitted CN Ashwath Narayana, deputy CM and head of the COVID task force.
The State’s COVID war room has identified 20 worst-hit village, going by cases reported in the past four weeks.
These include Yaregowdanahalli in Mandya, Bilageri(kodagu), Nailavagilu (Mysuru), Nandhahalli (Mandya), Agrahara (Chikkamagaluru) and Basavanadurga (Koppal).
Source : Times of India