New Delhi: Karnataka government has imposed curfew from tomorrow night for two weeks amid rising COVID-19 cases, reports news agency ANI. COVID curfew will be implemented in the state from tomorrow 9 pm for the next 14 days, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced after a Cabinet meeting.Also Read - Karnataka Imposes Restrictions, Issues New Covid Testing Guidelines For Arrivals From Foreign Countries
Essential services are allowed between 6-10 am. All shops will close after 10 am, Karnataka CMO said. Only construction, manufacturing and agriculture sectors are allowed to function after that. Public transport will remain shut, according to an official order. Also Read - Karnataka Covid: No Need To Fear Or Have Panic Reactions, Says Top Bengaluru Doctor Amid 4th Wave Fears
Karnataka on Sunday reported biggest single day spike of 34,804 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total caseload to 13.39 lakh, while 143 related fatalities pushed the toll to 14,426. Bengaluru Urban alone accounted for 20,733 cases. Also Read - Is Karnataka Planning To Impose New Covid Curbs Amid Rising Cases? Here’s What CM Bommai Has To Say
The state had previously reported its biggest single day spike of 29,438 cases on Saturday.
(With inputs from agencies)