Bengaluru will be under a week-long lockdown from July 14 to July 22. Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News Live Updates: The Bengaluru City Police (BCP) Tuesday decided to seek help from young citizens between the age of 18 to 45 to work as Civil Police Wardens to enforce Covid-19-related guidelines in the city.
In a tweet, BCP Commissioner Bhaskar Rao wrote, “Inviting physically fit n service minded residents of Bengaluru, both men and women, between the age of 18 to 45 to Volunteer as Civil Police Warden to help the local police in regulation and enforcement of anti-Covid measures.
Meanwhile, Karnataka is among the six states in India that have more active cases that recoveries, according to the Union Health Ministry. As of July 14, the state has 25,839 active cases as opposed to 17,390 recoveries cumulatively since March. The other states are Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Sikkim. As many as 68,866 students secured distinction this year.
Meanwhile, a higher number of students have cleared the Karnataka Pre-University of class 12 exam 2020 as compared to last year, with a marginal increase from 61.73 per cent in 2019 to 61.80 per cent this year.students from rural areas fall behind At the same time, the Karnataka government has ordered people who have provided samples for Covid-19 testing and are awaiting results to be under strict home quarantine.
On Tuesday, Karnataka overtook Gujarat to become the state with the fourth highest caseload of novel Coronavirus infections in the country. The state added about 2,500 new cases, and now has over 44,000 infections.
Karnataka, the fastest growing state in the country right now, has seen a very sharp rise in its Coronavirus numbers. In the two weeks of this month, the state has added almost 29,000 new cases, an average of more than 2,000 per day. Just a week prior to that, it was detecting between 350 and 450 cases every day.