Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News October 23 Highlights: The Karnataka government Friday decided to reopen colleges (engineering, diploma, degree) from November 17.
“Students can choose to attend offline, online or blended learning sessions. Batch strength will be decided based on prior registration. Task forces will be deployed across colleges to ensure Covid-19 and related guidelines are in place and are implemented,” Deputy CM Ashwathnarayan CN said in Bengaluru.
Earlier today, CM Yediyurappa had met top officials of higher education, health, transport, social welfare, backward class, finance departments in Bengaluru to discuss the same, in the wake of the ongoing pandemic situation in the state.
Meanwhile, the active number of Covid-19 cases in Karnataka dropped below the one-lakh mark on Thursday after nearly a month as discharges outnumbered new cases for the eighth consecutive day in the state. While the number of active cases on October 22 is 92,927, the same had been over a lakh since September 26.