Bangalore Highlights: Karnataka on Wednesday registered 40,499 new Covid-19 cases and 21 deaths. The positivity rate in the state stood at 18.80 per cent. Capital Bengaluru alone recorded 24,135 fresh coronavirus infections along with five deaths.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said a decision on relaxing Covid restrictions in the state would be taken after discussing the issue at a meeting with the experts. The meeting is scheduled to be held on Friday.
Earlier, on Tuesday the state logged 41,457 new infections and 20 deaths. Among the new cases recorded on Tuesday, 25,595 cases are from Bengaluru.