In a meeting with Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, MLAs from Bengaluru suggested that marriage halls with huge capacities located on the outskirts of the city should be used to quarantine asymptomatic persons. Express Photo
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus June 27 Highlights: In the wake of a steady spike in the number of fresh Covid-19 cases and fatalities in Karnataka, the state government Saturday decided to reimpose Sunday curfews. The same will resume from July 5. “No activities shall be permitted then except essential services,” Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa announced.
Meanwhile, the Karnataka government allowed health workers testing positive and are asymptomatic for coronavirus to be in Home Quarantine, following guidelines of isolation protocol.
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As many as 1776 BMTC employees categorised as “high-risk staff” have been tested so far.
Meanwhile, the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) stated that 22 of its employees have tested positive for coronavirus so far, of which five have recovered.
Of these, six employees were among 144 people who tested positive for Covid-19 in Bengaluru on Friday.
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