Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News November 4 Highlights: The Karnataka government Wednesday announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate the Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS) 2020 on November 19. This will be the 23rd edition of the annual flagship event of the Departments of Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology, and Science & Technology, officials added.
While BTS is gearing up for its first virtual version since its genesis, the central theme will be ‘Next is Now’ highlighting the significance of advancing the future at an accelerated pace and the need for preparedness by using innovations and technological interventions, a statement by the organisers read.
Meanwhile, a total of 27.3 per cent of Karnataka’s population was exposed to Covid-19 by mid-September, according to the findings of the sero survey conducted by the State Department of Health and Family Welfare Services.
Further, the study estimates that 16.4 per cent of the 15,624 samples studied during the survey had developed antibodies against COVID-19 as of September 16.