Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and several senior ministers inspected the Covid Care Centre set up in Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in the city.
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus July 9 Highlights: In a first, Karnataka reported over 2,000 Covid-19 cases in a day since the first case was confirmed in the state on March 8.
“As of today, 28,877 cases have been reported in Karnataka. This includes 11,876 discharges. Today, 2026 new positive cases have been reported and 778 people have been discharged,” Karnataka Health Commissioner Pankaj Kumar Pandey confirmed on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Bengaluru reported 55.67 per cent of these cases as 1148 more people tested positive for the infection, as 22 more deaths were linked to the pandemic. According to the Covid-19 bulletin released by the BBMP War Room, a total of 3181 containment zones in the city are active.
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Susheel Gowda was known for his role in Kannada soap opera Anthapura.
Meanwhile, an expert committee recommended the Karnataka government to ensure that no student is de-enrolled from schools for being unable to use tech-based study. It also set the maximum screen time and number od sessions allowed to students based on their age.
At the same time, actor and fitness trainer Susheel Gowda has died by suicide in his hometown Mandya in Karnataka. He was known for his role in Kannada soap opera Anthapura. He was also starting to make his way into the film industry.
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