File photograph of Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa made the announcement following a gathering with Health Minister Okay Sudhakar, members of the state Technical Advisory Committee for COVID-19 and senior officers.
- PTI Bengaluru
- Last Updated: December 23, 2020, 14:25 IST
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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday mentioned the state authorities has determined to impose evening curfew from December 23 evening until January 2 throughout the state aimed toward containing the brand new COVID-19 pressure. The Chief Minister made the announcement following a gathering with Health Minister Okay Sudhakar, members of the state Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for COVID-19 and senior officers.
Addressing reporters, he mentioned, ”In view of the brand new stain of the COVID-19 virus and as per the recommendation of the Government of India and Technical Advisory Committee, it’s determined to impose evening curfew from at present until January 2, 2021 between 10 pm and 6 am.” ”It will probably be relevant for all the state.. I request all public to cooperate to forestall and include the brand new COVID- 19 pressure.” Earlier within the day Sudhakar had held an in depth dialogue with the TAC members consisting of senior well being specialists within the state. Neighboring Maharashtra on Monday had declared an evening curfew in municipal company areas as a precautionary step amid rising considerations over a brand new coronavirus variant spreading in Britain.
Yediyurappa mentioned these travelling to the state from overseas international locations will need to have COVID-19 certificates and the check ought to have been performed solely 72 hours earlier than. All preparations have been performed on the airport to conduct exams and well being workers have been deployed there and we now have seen that nobody enters the town with out getting examined.
Responding to a query the Chief Minister mentioned all actions will go on as standard between 6 am to 10 pm and nobody ought to come out after 10 pm. He mentioned a suggestion will probably be issued quickly on this regard.
Regarding faculties and schools we now have mentioned and knowledgeable that it’ll open from January 1 for sophistication 10 and second 12 months PUC (class 12) college students, he mentioned, including ”inside two days we’ll see if there are any developments and are available again. As of now it’ll begin from January 1.”