Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News Live Updates: In the last fortnight, Bengaluru reported 2624 fresh cases and 56 fatalities while 206 people recovered from the infection.
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus Live Updates: As Karnataka, and especially capital city Bengaluru continued to break its own records of statistics related to the coronavirus pandemic over the weekend, the government is now on its toes to ensure steps to contain the same.
Among many measures, the state government decided to reimpose Sunday curfews from July 5. The government also decided to extend the timing of night curfew (from 9 pm to 5 am) from 8 pm to 5 am with effect from June 29. Besides, all government offices shall remain closed on all Saturdays from July 10.
Meanwhile, in the last fortnight, Bengaluru reported 2624 fresh cases and 56 fatalities while 206 people recovered from the infection.
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As the number of Covid-19 cases in Karnataka rises, faculty members and researchers have submitted a bunch of proposals for research on the infection and its treatment.
The study of ECG readings of Covid-19 patients to understand the virus’ effect on functioning of the heart and the possibility of using artificial intelligence to tailor treatment protocols are among the 43 proposals received by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, the main healthcare university in the state.
The State Education Department has issued an order allowing schools to resume online classes for all students, following guidelines issued by the Ministry of Human Resource Department pertaining to the same. The order will be followed until an expert committee submits a report regarding the classes.
For pre-primary students, schools can conduct classes for parents for half an hour once a week. Schools can now hold classes for 30 to 45 minutes per day from Classes 1 to 5 on alternate days thrice a week. Classes between 30 to 45 minutes and not exceeding two hours can be conducted for Classes 6 to 8 five days a week, while classes between 30 to 45 minutes and not exceeding four hours can be held for Classes 9 and 10 five days a week.
The Karnataka government had earlier banned schools from conducting online classes for students upto Class 5.
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The average recovery period observed in the state is about 17 days. Express photo
Meanwhile, Karnataka reported an unusually high number of new cases on Saturday, more than double the number of its previous highest single-day figure, as almost 20,000 new cases were discovered across the country.
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At the same time, 99-year-old woman in Karnataka became the oldest in the state to defeat Covid-19, nine days after she tested positive for the virus. The average recovery period observed in the state is about 17 days.
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