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Karnataka news live: BMTC to run only 30% buses during weekend

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In the wake of Maharashtra and Kerala reporting several cases of people being infected by the Delta Plus variant of the virus, Karnataka has decided to step up surveillance along borders it shares with these states. Over 960 students and professionals headed abroad have been vaccinated till Thursday at a special camp run by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) health officials at Bengaluru City University campus. Domestic and international passenger numbers at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) fell during 2020-21 by 63% and 90%, respectively, year on year, due to Covid lockdowns and curbs on international operations. Cargo activity dipped by 12.7%. Days after the state government restarted public transport, commuters have urged BMTC and Namma Metro to run more services. Many bus users are facing long wait times, which is affecting their daily schedule, while Metro riders are unhappy with its limited hours of operation. Stay with TOI for latest updates:

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THE TIMES OF INDIA | Jun 26, 2021, 08:50:16 IST

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