Monday, 18 October 2021

Night Curfew may lift in Karnataka, and pubs reopen from next week

Night Curfew may lift in Karnataka, and pubs reopen from next week

Bengaluru: With Karnataka’s Covid-19 test positivity rate (TPR) sliding below 5% across all 31 districts, the government plans to lift the night curfew and reopen pubs from July 19. Unlock 4.0 expected to come into force.

After lifting the weekend curfew and reopening shopping malls as part of Unlock 3.0 that came into force on July 5, the government was waiting for the TPR to fall below 5% in all districts for permitting the fourth level of relaxation.

Dr. MK Sudarshan, chairman of the Covid-19 technical advisory committee (TAC).

“The Covid situation across Karnataka has shown the desired effect during Unlock 3.0. We will be monitor it for a few more days before making our recommendation to the government,” 

Night Curfew may lift in Karnataka and pubs reopen from next week 1 unsplash image

Read More: Delhi Unlock in Phased Manner

Officials said chief minister BS Yeddyurappa is in favor of more relaxation. The CM expected to chair a meeting of the group of ministers on Friday or Saturday to discuss the recommendations before announcing Unlock 4.0. Kodagu and Chikkamaglauru were the only districts with TPR well above 5% until last week, while other neighborhoods recorded way below the threshold.

said Gaurav Gupta BBMP Cheif

"We need to decide on reopening of theatres and other relaxations based on further declining of covid case in Bengaluru. let us wait for a few more days"

The decision to be taken by weekends

  • Covid Test positivity rate below 5percent and less than 1 percent in Bengaluru
  • Night Curfew Likely to reopen: Government may permit to reopen the pub.
  • Karnataka government to study technical panel recommendations before taking any call on curbs by a weekend.

Follow Us

Popular Post