Bengaluru: Hours after reporting 2,479 new Covid-19 circumstances on Tuesday, the Karnataka authorities introduced a weekend curfew within the state from Friday 10 pm until Monday 5 am each week.
“Weekend curfew to be imposed from 10 pm of Friday to five am of Monday in your complete state, in view of rising Covid-19 circumstances,” Karnataka minister R Ashoka introduced whereas talking to reporters.
Whereas the weekend curfew will likely be imposed throughout the state, important commodities and resorts will perform with none interruption.
The Karnataka authorities additionally introduced that every one theatres, malls, pubs and bars within the state will likely be allowed to function at 50 per cent capability and no gatherings will likely be allowed at public locations in view of the rising Covid-19 circumstances.
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The minister additionally mentioned that colleges in Bengaluru will likely be shut for all college students, barring these from Class 10 and 12, for 2 weeks from January 6.
The choice to announce the brand new curbs comes after Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai chaired a gathering of the Covid knowledgeable committee on Tuesday night.
Karnataka Covid Tally
Each day Coronavirus circumstances within the state have seen a gradual surge prior to now few days. After reporting 289 infections on December 27, Karnataka reported 1,290 circumstances on Monday, and the tally shot as much as 2,479 circumstances on Tuesday.
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