The test positivity rate jumped to 4.03 per cent from 3.48 per cent as the cases were detected out of 18,442 samples. Eighty-seven children were among those afflicted with the disease.
Nearly 65% of voters exercised their franchise in the 106 civic bodies, while about 54% people turned out to cast their votes to elect councillors to 3 municipal corporations for which polling was held.
The test positivity rate jumped to 3.35 per cent from 2.77 as the cases were detected out of 15,265 samples. Fifty-nine children were among those afflicted with the disease.
The test positivity rate shot up to 2.68 per cent from 1.7 per cent the previous day, it said. On February 22, the state had logged 428 cases.