Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News October 7 Highlights: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Wednesday predicted evening rains in four districts of Karnataka, namely Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Kodagu, and Hassan. According to the forecast issued at 4 pm, these districts are likely to witness “thunderstorms accompanied with light to moderate spells of rain/showers in the next three hours.”
Meanwhile, the department also observed the highest maximum temperature in Kalaburgi (35.6 degree-Celsius) and the lowest minimum temperature of 19.3 degree-Celsius in Davanagere. Rain/thundershowers are likely in Bengaluru city for the next 24 hours, the forecast added.
Meanwhile, in the wake of several incidents reported from across the state indicating people, including high-risk contacts of Covid-19 positive patients refusing to get tested for coronavirus, the Karnataka government Tuesday issued an order asking people identified so to undergo testing.
“All individuals who are identified for Covid-19 test by the government shall get tested so that the spread of the disease can be contained and lives can be said,” an order signed by Om Prakash Patil, Director of Health and Family Welfare Services Department read.