Karnataka eases Covid restrictions further, cinema halls to reopen from 1 Oct. Details here1 min read . Updated: 24 Sep 2021, 07:54 PM IST
- Night curfew will continue to be imposed in the state from 10 pm to 5 am from 25 September
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The Karnataka government today issued order instructing that cinema halls and auditoriums will operate with 100% capacity from 1st October while adhering to Covid norms and taking minimum one dose of vaccine.
Night curfew will continue to be imposed in the state from 10 pm to 5 am from 25 September. Pubs have been permitted to operate from October 3.
Classes from 6th to 12th will now take place for 5 days a week with full strength in districts with positivity rate less than 1%.
Strict surveillance at border posts in districts adjoining Kerala and Maharashtra will continue. Kerala has been recording the highest number of cases compared to other states.
Today, Karnataka reported 789 new cases of infection and 23 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 29,71,833 and death toll to 37,706. The day also saw 1,050 discharges, pushing the total number of recoveries to 29,20,792.
Bengaluru Urban recorded 285 new cases, as the city saw 273 discharges and 8 deaths. Total number of active cases in the state is at 13,306.
While the positivity rate for the day stood at 0.58%, case fatality rate (CFR) was at 2.91%. Besides Bengaluru Urban, Belagavi recorded 5 deaths Dakshina Kannada and Mysuru (3), Udupi (2), followed by others.
After Bengaluru Urban, Dakshina Kannada accounted for the second highest number of fresh cases at 108, Mysuru 71 and Udupi 69. Bengaluru Urban district tops the list of positive cases, with a total of 12,44,959, followed by Mysuru 1,77,623 and Tumakuru 1,20,040.
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