Karnataka Bengaluru News September 13, 14, 15 Highlights: Karnataka today reported 1116 new covid cases taking the active toll to 15892. While 970 recovered from covid, the state witnessed 8 cases of covid fatality. With 462 fresh cases, Bengaluru Urban recorded the highest number of covid cases among the districts followed by Dakshina Kannada (102) and Udupi (89).
Meanwhile, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said the government will organise a special COVID-19 vaccination drive on September 17 across the state, with a target to administer 25 to 30 lakh doses that day.
“We are organising a special vaccination drive on September 17 in all districts including Bengaluru. I have held a video conference with Deputy Commissioners of districts regarding this. Our aim is to administer maximum vaccines this month, so it has been decided to conduct such special drives,” Bommai said.
In another news, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) started white-topping work from the Tumakuru Road Goraguntepalya Metro Station to Sandal Soap Factory Metro Station stretch from today. According to Bengaluru traffic police, the work on the road, which is 15 metres wide, will begin on one side while traffic movement will be allowed on the other. BBMP commissioner Gaurav Gupta said, “We request citizens to cooperate and use the other parallel roads or alternate roads for commuting until the completion of white-topping work.”