Restrictions have been tightened in many states after the increase in the cases of corona virus in the country. After the imposition of night curfew in many states including Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, restrictions will be tightened in Karnataka soon. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will hold a meeting with officials and experts on Sunday regarding the Corona restrictions in the state. In this meeting, a decision will be taken regarding imposition of night curfew.
Bommai said, ‘Omicron cases are increasing in the country. Along with Maharashtra, Kerala, cases of Kovid-19 are also increasing in Tamil Nadu. I am worried about this. After reaching Bengaluru, I will discuss with all important people and take into account the current situation and decide on the next course of action. Regarding imposition of night curfew, the Chief Minister said that a decision will be taken on this in the meeting. Asked about the possibility of giving a booster dose, Bommai said the Center would take a call on it.
The Chief Minister also said that the guidelines issued earlier in the state are still applicable. However, more strict steps can be taken after reviewing the situation. So far 31 cases of Omicron variant have been reported in Karnataka and most of the infected did not show any symptoms. In these infected, all except children and adolescents have been vaccinated. At the same time, if we talk about the whole country, 415 cases have been reported so far.
The Karnataka Chief Minister on Tuesday banned public gatherings on the occasion of New Year in the state till December 30, 2021 and again till January 2, 2022, in view of Christmas. The state government has allowed clubs, restaurants to operate with 50 percent capacity. The Chief Minister said that it is mandatory for all the employees and customers to take both the doses of the vaccine at these places.