Bangalore Highlights: Indian Air Force’s Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor of the Coonoor military chopper crash, airlifted to Command Hospital, Bengaluru for further treatment. He was being treated for injuries at the Military Hospital in Wellington.
IAF Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor of the helicopter crash that killed Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and 12 others, is being shifted to Bengaluru from the Army hospital at Wellington in Tamil Nadu, his father said on Thursday. The crash took place near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.
In Covid-related news, a decision on Covid-19 management and guidelines would be decided at the cabinet meeting to be held on Thursday, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said. Earlier on Wednesday, the CM hinted that new Covid-19 guidelines could be brought out in view of the infections appearing in clusters
Meanwhile, Karnataka recorded 399 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, as per the bulletin issued by the Department of Health and Family Welfare. As many as six deaths were also reported. There are 7255 active cases in the state and the total number of cases and deaths stand at 29,99,098 and 38,249, respectively.