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Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus July 14 Highlights: State reports overall pass percentage of 61.80% in PUC results

Business outlets offering essential goods and services such as hospitals, pharmacies, and grocery shops would be allowed to operate as usual in the district.

By: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Updated: July 15, 2020 9:01:12 am
Karnataka, PUC Exam, Karnataka Exam, PUC Students, Lockdown Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus July 14 Highlights: Of the 5,56,267 students who wrote the exams, 3,84,947 have passed. Express Photo: Ralph Alex Arakal

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News July 14 Highlights: The Kalaburagi district administration on late on Monday announced a complete lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Kalaburagi Deputy Commissioner B Sharat issued an order imposing lockdown in Kalaburagi City and taluk headquarters from July 14 to July 20. The business outlets offering essential goods and services such as hospitals, pharmacies, and grocery shops would be allowed to operate as usual in the district, the order stated.

On Monday evening, the district administrations of Dharwad and Dakshina Kannada also declared lockdown. The one-week lockdown in Dakshina Kannada district will begin from July 15 (Wednesday) midnight, according to Kota Srinivas Poojary, district in-charge minister.

Dharwad district in North Karnataka has decided to go for a 10-day lockdown from July 15.

Minister for Large and Medium Industries and district-in-charge Jagadish Shettar said the lockdown will come into force from 10 pm on July 15, and stay in place till 8 pm on July 24.

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21:42 (IST)14 Jul 2020
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18:28 (IST)14 Jul 2020
COVID-19: Udupi district to seal borders for 14 days

Udupi district in Coastal Karnataka has announced sealing down of all its borders from July 15.

Deputy Commissioner G Jagadeesh said, “Inter-district travellers will not be allowed to enter Udupi for 14 days starting from 8 pm July, 15, however, there will not be complete lockdown in the district.”

The decision was taken by the district authorities in the meeting held by the Deputy commissioner on Tuesday. Udupi MLA Raghupathi Bhat said that there is no need for the lockdown in the district as it is slowly making an economic recovery.

15:23 (IST)14 Jul 2020
BMTC to operate 134 buses for ferrying personnel attached to essential services during lockdown

The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has suspended its bus services from Tuesday 8 pm to 21st July 5 am in the city due to the lockdown.

However, its 134 buses will ply around the city for ferrying personnel attached to essential services. “Essential services will be operated between 7 am to 7 pm during the lockdown period,” BMTC said in a press release.

To curb the spread of Covid-19 in Karnataka, the state government last week announced complete lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts, from July 14 to July 22.

12:28 (IST)14 Jul 2020
Karnataka reports overall pass percentage of 61.80% in second PUC results

The results of Karnataka second PUC exams were declared on Tuesday by the education minister S Suresh Kumar in Bengaluru.

According to the minister, a total of 61.80 per cent students cleared the exams this year, a marginal increase from last year's 61.73%. The top three districts are Udupi - 90.71 pass percent (92.2 percent in 2019), Dakshina Kannada - 90.71 pass percent (90.91 percent in 2019) and Kodagu district - 81.53 pass percent ( 83.31 percent in 2019).

Pass percentage in disciplines: Arts 41.27 percent (50.53 % in 2019), Commerce 65.52 percent (66.39%) and Science 76.2 percent (66.8 % in 2019).

Of the 5,56,267 students who wrote the exams, 3,84,947 have passed.

10:47 (IST)14 Jul 2020
BBMP stops transfers of officers, staff, due to Covid-19 crisis

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike(BBMP) in view of the Covid-19 crisis, has stopped the transfer of its officials and staff.

In a circular issued by BBMP Commissioner B H Anil Kumar, it stated that officers and staff have been deployed on various duties to control the Coronavirus, and at this stage, if any officer or staff is transferred, it will affect the work. So all transfers, which are due, are hereby stopped.

09:07 (IST)14 Jul 2020
COVID-19: Website for real time information on availability of beds in Bengaluru

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) launched a new dashboard (http://chbms.bbmpgov.in/portal/reports/) to detail the number of available beds for Covid-19 patients in Bengaluru.

“The website is intended to show the real-time status of beds available in Bengaluru for Covid-19 patients,” BBMP Commissioner B H Anil Kumar said.

On Monday, Bengaluru city recorded 1,315 new cases and 47 deaths. The total cases in Bengaluru has reached 19,702 cases with 15,052 active cases and 321 deaths.

According to BBMP war room data, the wards with the highest number of newly reported cases were: Pattabhiram Nagar, Gayathri Nagar, Singasandra, Chalavadipalya, Horamavu, Jayanagar East, Sampangiram Nagar, Begur, Shantala Nagar, Gali Anjenaya Temple ward, Rayapuram, Hagadur, Basavanagudi, and Basavanapura.

08:33 (IST)14 Jul 2020
Bengaluru Urban and Rural lockdown: Full list of what is open and what’s closed

To curb the spread of Covid-19 in Karnataka, the state government last week announced complete lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts, from July 14 to July 22.

Lockdown restrictions will be in place from 8 pm July 14 (Tuesday) till 5 am on July 22, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced. Essential services will be available during the lockdown period. Detailed guidelines on the lockdown were announced by the Chief Secretary Vijay Bhaskar on Monday evening.

Here’s the full list of lockdown guidelines issued by the Karnataka government: Bengaluru Urban and Rural lockdown: Full list of what is open and what’s closed

08:25 (IST)14 Jul 2020
Week-long lockdown in urban areas of Kalaburagi from today

The Kalaburagi district administration, late on Monday announced a complete lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the district.

Kalaburagi Deputy Commissioner B. Sharat issued an order imposing lockdown in Kalaburagi City and taluk headquarters from July 14 to July 20. The business outlets offering essential goods and services such as hospitals, pharmacies, and grocery shops would be allowed to operate as usual in the district, the order stated.

Lockdown has also been imposed in the urban limits in Raichur and Sindhanur from July 15 to July 22.

08:25 (IST)14 Jul 2020
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Bengaluru-Bangalore-KR-Market Lockdown restrictions will be in place from 8 pm July 14 (Tuesday) till 5 am on July 22, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced. Express Photo

To curb the spread of Covid-19 in Karnataka, the state government last week announced complete lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts, from July 14 to July 22.

Lockdown restrictions will be in place from 8 pm July 14 (Tuesday) till 5 am on July 22, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced. Essential services will be available during the lockdown period. Detailed guidelines on the lockdown were announced by the Chief Secretary Vijay Bhaskar on Monday evening.

Here’s the full list of lockdown guidelines issued by the Karnataka government: Bengaluru Urban and Rural lockdown: Full list of what is open and what’s closed

Any queries and support related to COVID-19 in Karnataka, citizens can contact round-the-clock helpline numbers: 104(toll free) +91-80-4684-8600/6669-2000

Here are a few contacts that might come handy for you in emergency situations: BBMP Control room: 080-22221188 In case of power disruptions, contact BESCOM: 1912. If the water supply is hit in your area, contact BWSSB: 1916.

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