Karnataka Lockdown

Former Karnataka minister R Ramalinga Reddy questions politics behind lifting COVID curfew

Reddy has predicted that the polls to the BBMP would be held in April, and sarcastically attributed the government's decision to 'Keshavakripa'.

published on : 23rd January 2022

F&B industry stakeholders meet Karnataka CM, appeal for COVID restrictions to be relaxed

Chethan Hegde of 1522 said that the meeting with the chief minister was long-overdue as the stakeholders wanted to apprise him of their business losses.

published on : 21st January 2022

Experts foresee COVID peak on January 25 in Karnataka: Minister

The minister added that the decision on extending the weekend curfew would be taken in the next emergency meeting on Friday.

published on : 17th January 2022

More curbs for Karnataka? Will take important decisions to counter Omicron, says Bommai

Speaking to reporters in Bengaluru, he said looking at cases in the days to come, health infrastructure such as beds, oxygen, medicines, ICU have to be put in place.

published on : 31st December 2021

Schools reopen for class 1 to 5 students in Karnataka, adhering to COVID guidelines

However, several private schools in the city and in different places across the state, have decided to reopen schools for these students only after Deepavali, official sources said.

published on : 25th October 2021

Government has taken 'extreme care' regarding reopening schools: Karnataka CM

Bommai said he will be personally visiting schools in Bengaluru and surrounding areas along with Primary and Secondary Education Minister B C Nagesh on Monday.

published on : 21st August 2021

Karnataka issues notification for formation of District Level COVID Technical Expert panels

Signed by Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department, Jawaid Akhtar, TEC has been constituted based on the recommendation of the state Technical Advisory Committee.

published on : 16th August 2021

Five Karnataka districts around Kerala, Tamil Nadu borders on Centre's radar for rise in COVID cases

Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu, Uttar Kannada, Chamarajanagar and Udupi have been marked as ‘Districts of Concern’ by the Union Health Ministry.

published on : 11th August 2021

Karnataka to check government school students' health to fight Covid third wave

On Covid-prevention measures, he said that the government is strictly screening passengers along interstate borders and letting in only those who have negative RTPCR report.

published on : 10th August 2021

Karnataka CM Bommai to visit border districts with more COVID-19 cases, to review situation

Concerned over the spread of the virus from the neighbouring Kerala and Maharashtra, the Karnataka government has announced weekend curfew in all districts bordering the two states.

published on : 9th August 2021

INTERVIEW | No question of statewide lockdown in Karnataka for now: Sudhakar

Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar ruled out imposition of a statewide lockdown.

published on : 8th August 2021

COVID-19: Weekend curfew in Karnataka border districts; Classes 9-12 to reopen on August 23

The surge in COVID-19 cases in neighbouring Kerala and Maharashtra is a cause of concern for the state government and officials in border districts have been directed to closely monitor the situation

published on : 6th August 2021