The Karnataka government is said to be considering a separate set of guidelines, including reduced capacity, for opening bars and pubs
COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Kolkata extends flight ban from six cities including Chennai, Delhi till July 31
Kolkata Airport on Friday said 'the temporary restriction on the arrival of flights to Kolkata Airport from 6 cities — Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, Ahmedabad has been extended upto 31st July.
So far, 757 people have lost their lives to coronavirus in Karnataka.
Gowda also welcomed the state government's decision to announce one-week lockdown in Bengaluru starting from July 14.
KSRTC issued a priority notice stating, there are already 249 buses operating from Bengaluru as of 10 am this morning and 6,641 passengers have already travelled.
COVID-19: Karnataka, Arunachal, Meghalaya reimpose partial lockdowns as India tally nears 8.5 lakh mark
Shops and business establishments, other than those dealing with essential services, remained closed.
A source revealed that most people in the rural areas and youngsters who are home-bound due to Covid are trying their luck.
While sources said that the government has held discussions on whether to promote students or not, Pradeep said that it would require amendments to rules and approval from the governor.
Schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutions will continue to remain closed till July 31 as prescribed by the centre.
It was also decided that there will be night curfew from 8 pm to 5 am, which will come into effect from Monday, according to an official statement.
Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy calls sealing strategy ineffective, seeks 20-day complete lockdown in Bengaluru
HD Kumaraswamy insisted that Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa should order a complete lockdown, at least in Bengaluru for the next 20 days to save lives of citizens.
The report estimates that there are around 4 lakh domestic workers in Bengaluru, of which majority are women.
Speaking to reporters at Kalaburagi, he said the current situation would be discussed in that meeting.
With a train being run to Assam on Friday after six days and information regarding this being received only on Thursday evening, there was a mad rush to grab a spot on the train by migrants.
It used to cause itching. There was an overwhelming stench too. But now, frothing has reduced and there is no bad smell.