New Delhi: The Bengaluru civic administration added 746 areas to the list of containment zones between Thursday and Friday in an attempt to tighten the restrictions. The city returned to normalcy after the 7-day lockdown was lifted. The city presently has 10,232 active containment zones.Also Read - Bengaluru Limits Number of Attendees at Rallies, Weddings Till 31 January. Details Here

The maximum number of containment zones are in Bengaluru South followed by Bengaluru East, Bengaluru West, Bommanahalli, RR Nagara, Mahadevpura, Yelahanka, and Dasarahalli zones Also Read - Apartment Complexes In Karnataka To Be Declared Containment Zones In Case Of 3 Covid Cases: BBMP Issues Fresh Guidelines

Karnataka on Friday registered 5,007 new cases of COVID-19 and a record 110 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 85,870 and the death toll to 1,724, the health department said. Also Read - Karnataka Imposes Additional Curbs With Ban On Rallies, Protests; Intensifies Surveillance At Borders | List of Fresh Restrictions Here

The day also saw 2,037 patients getting discharged after recovery.

Out of the fresh, a whopping 2,267 cases were from Bengaluru urban alone. The state on Thursday had reported a biggest single-day spike of 5,030 cases.

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike on Thursday came under sharp criticism from various quarters after its staff members sealed two flats with tin sheets as a measure to ensure home quarantine of the family of a COVID-19 patient.

The matter came to light after another resident shared pictures of the sealed flats on Twitter.