Fresh Covid-19 cases (2,052) continued to outnumber recoveries (1,332) in Karnataka as the trend reversed for the second consecutive day. The state had been reporting more recoveries than new cases on a daily basis since mid-May when the effect of the second wave waned.
Over 1.59 lakh children from rural areas of Karnataka are not going to school, an ongoing survey conducted by the Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (RDPR) revealed. This, according to the tentative statistics, includes 33,344 children from the age group 6 to 18 and another 1,26,245 aged between three and six.
Here are a few contacts that might come in handy for you in emergency situations:
COVID-19 related queries / emergencies / clarifications: 104 (toll free); +91-80-4684-8600/6669-2000 | Home Quarantine-related queries: Telegram messenger/WhatsApp - +91 97777 77684, Voice call - 080 45451111 | BBMP control room: 080-22221188 | In case of power disruptions, contact BESCOM: 1912. If the water supply is hit in your area, contact BWSSB: 1916
Karnataka Bengaluru News July 29 Highlights