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Karnataka extends Covid guidelines imposed till 2nd August for the next 15 days

Meanwhile ANI reported that apartments in Bangalore have become containment zones because residents are not disclosing their travel history and information
Basavaraj Bommai

Our Bureau, Agencies   |   Published 01.08.21, 10:22 PM

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday said, "The guidelines imposed till 2nd August will be extended for the next 15 days," as reported by ANI. This came after the state reported 1,875 new cases and the figure was higher than the number of people who recovered.

Karnataka chief minister  Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday had directed the administrations of districts bordering Kerala, that has seen a spurt in Covid-19 cases, to take up special surveillance measure, aimed at controlling the spread of the infection.

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”There is a spurt in the number of Covid cases in Kerala in the last one week. It is a cause of worry. We have to take it very seriously. The borders have to be monitored strictly. I have ordered senior officials- Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police to take the responsibility,” Bommai said.  

Speaking to reporters after a meeting on the COVID situation in eight districts, especially those bordering Kerala and others where effects can be felt, on his arrival from Delhi, he said, Assistant Commissioners and DySPs should supervise every day, and District Health Officers (DHOs) should ensure health units for testing.

Meanwhile ANI reported that apartments in Bangalore have become containment zones because residents are not disclosing their travel history and information. 

According to reports, there are 108 active micro-containment zones in Bangalore. Most of them were added in July as on the 1st of the month the number of was 44.



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