Karnataka Bengaluru News October 27 Highlights: Bengaluru to go dry on account of Legislative Council polls
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News October 27 Highlights: The order said the liquor shops should be closed from Monday to Wednesday in all the police station limits under the jurisdiction of the Bengaluru commissioner.
With the Covid-19 pandemic-induced lockdown, liquor sales had come to a standstill as licensed premises downed their shutters.
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News October 27 Highlights: Bengaluru city will go dry for three days, owing to the election to the Legislative Council. The Bengaluru city police announced that liquor stores will be closed from 6 pm on Monday to 6 pm Wednesday.
The election to the Bangalore Teachers Constituency is set to be held from 8 am to 5 pm on Wednesday. This constituency consists of Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural and Ramanagara districts.
The order said the liquor shops should be closed on the above days in all the police station limits under the jurisdiction of the Bengaluru commissioner.
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Bengaluru: Health workers collects sample from a person for COVID-19 test via Rapid Antigen Testing in a slum area in Bengaluru. (PTI)
Meanwhile, Karnataka on Monday reported 3,130 fresh Covid-19 cases and 42 deaths taking the total tally to 8,05,947 and 10,947 deaths in the state. According to the state health department, the total cases comprise 7,19,558 discharges including 8,715 on Monday and 75,423 total active cases including 942 in the ICU.
Bengaluru Urban district reported 1,603 fresh cases and 20 deaths on Monday. Cumulatively, the city has reported 3,27,376 cases, 3,754 deaths, 2,74,397 discharges, including 4,031 on Monday and 49,224 active cases.
153 cases were reported in Dakshina Kannada district, 139 Mysuru, 124 Davangere, 98 Hassan, 87 in Bengaluru Rural, 86 in Chitradurga, 75 in Kolar, 63 in Vijayapura, 57 in Tumakuru, 56 each in Chikkaballapura and Mandya and 51 in Bagalkote.
One death each was reported in Davangere, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mandya, Ramanagara, Shivamogga, Tumakuru, Udupi, Uttara Kannada and Yadgir districts.
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