Unlock 3.0 in Bengaluru: Coronavirus cases update and latest news from your city | Bengaluru News – Times of India
Girls buying Rakhi for the Raksha Bandhan festival in Bengaluru
Karnataka government issued an order lifting Sunday and night curfews from August 1, and allowed gyms and yoga institutes to reopen from August 5 in line with the Centre’s Unlock 3.0 guidelines.
* Update at 9.56am: India’s Covid-19 tally rises to 18,03,696 including 5,79,357 active cases, 11,86,203 cured/discharged/migrated & 38,135 deaths, reports ANI quoting health ministry
* Update at 8.11am: Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa’s son Vijayendra tested negative for Covid-19.
* Update at 8.10am: Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa’s daughter has tested positive for Covid-19. She has been admitted to the hospital, reports ANI quoting Manipal Hospital
*Citing Covid emergency, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has ordered Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) and the higher education department to allot students to be part of BBMP’s testing teams as it seeks to carry out 50,000 daily tests in the coming weeks.
*People returning to their homes from abroad have been largely blamed for the spurt in cases in Dakshina Kannada district, but it is an ill-founded assumption. Data which TOI has accessed shows international travellers account for fewer than 10% of the district’s Covid-19 tally of 6,010 cases.