Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa chaired a gathering this night to debate methods to take care of the continual spike in coronavirus circumstances in Bengaluru — the state authorities describes the speed of spike as alarming.
The each day common of recent COVID-19 circumstances in Bengaluru has reached round 1,377 whereas the town recorded 16,921 circumstances in simply the final 14 days.
Bengaluru is seeing the utmost variety of COVID-19 circumstances in Karnataka, a state that has been hit by a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
However, the state authorities will not be contemplating any lockdown within the metropolis. After the assembly with officers, the chief minister mentioned there could be no lockdown or curfew.
“We are not going to close any schools and colleges,” he mentioned. “We discussed that if children come to school, they will be in one place with discipline. If they are at home, they will be mixing with everybody. It is good for schools to continue from the point of view of control. Exams will be held in 15 days,” he added.
No protests or rallies could be permitted for the subsequent 15 days, the chief minister introduced. The variety of folks at occasions like weddings would even be strictly monitored, he mentioned.
The state authorities mentioned a higher variety of infections was within the age group of 20 to 40 years.
Karnataka right this moment recorded 2,792 new circumstances of COVID-19 and 16 associated deaths, taking the overall variety of infections to 9,89,804 and the demise depend to 12,520, the Health Department mentioned. The day noticed 1,964 sufferers getting discharged after restoration. Of the two,792 contemporary circumstances, 1,742 had been from Bengaluru Urban alone.
Up to 60,000 Covid assessments are being accomplished in Bengaluru and over 6.61 lakh folks have been vaccinated within the metropolis until now.
The state authorities knowledgeable that there are sufficient hospital beds to fulfill the wants of Covid sufferers.
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