Karnataka News Live Updates: State reports 1,290 fresh Covid infections, 1,041 in Bengaluru alone – Times of India

Karnataka continues to report surge in Covid-19 cases; 1,290 fresh infections in state, 1,041 in Bengaluru alone
Witnessing a further surge in daily Covid-19 cases, Karnataka on Monday reported 1,290 fresh infections and 5 deaths, taking the count to 30,10,847 and the death toll to 38,351. Of the new cases, 1,041 were from Bengaluru Urban, as the city saw 134 discharges and 3 deaths.
Witnessing a further surge in daily Covid-19 cases, Karnataka on Monday reported 1,290 fresh infections and 5 deaths, taking the count to 30,10,847 and the death toll to 38,351. Of the new cases, 1,041 were from Bengaluru Urban, as the city saw 134 discharges and 3 deaths. The total number of active cases is now at 11,345. (PTI)

Karnataka minister, Congress MP get into fight at Ramanagara event in presence of CM Bommai
In a dramatic turn of events at a public function in Karnataka’s Ramanagara, Congress Bangalore Rural MP DK Suresh and State Minister Dr CN Ashwathnarayan got into an altercation on stage over some development work, in presence of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday.At the event organized by the government, Bommai had unveiled the statues of Dr B R Ambedkar and Bengaluru founder Kempegowda. It was his first visit to Ramanagara after becoming chief minister. (PTI)
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai asked the officials to be extra vigilant in the districts bordering Maharashtra. Speaking to reporters, CM Bommai said, “I have directed officials to be extra vigilant in districts like Belagavi, Vijayapura bordering Maharashtra, where cases are witnessing a surge…People should follow guidelines and avoid creating a situation that may force the government to impose lockdown.” (ANI)

Omicron: Karnataka reports 10 new cases on Sunday
Karnataka reported 10 new cases of Omicron on Sunday, taking the tally to 76, said state health minister K Sudhakar. He tweeted on Monday, “Ten new cases of Omicron have been confirmed in Karnataka on Jan 2nd taking the tally to 76: Bengaluru: 8 cases (of which 5 are international travellers) and Dharwad: 2 cases.” Bengaluru reported eight cases of Omicron on Sunday. (ANI)
Belagavi rail level-crossing to be closed from tomorrow for 3 days
The railway level crossing gate no.1 in Belagavi will be closed for four days from 9am on January 4 to 11pm on January 7 as Rail Vikas Nigam has taken up works at level crossing gate no. 383 as part of yard re-modelling and doubling project. READ MORE
Congress MP DK Suresh and state minister Dr CN Ashwathnarayan entered into an altercation on stage over some development works, in presence of CM Basavaraj Bommai at an event in Ramanagara. (ANI)
Congress MP DK Suresh and state minister Dr CN Ashwathnarayan entered into an altercation on stage over some development works, in presence of CM Basavaraj Bommai at an event in Ramanagara today. (ANI)

Covid-19: Micro-containment zones in Bengaluru up to 125 in 8 days
The number of Covid-19 micro-containment zones in the city is on the rise again. While there were 95 such zones on December 26, the number rose to 125 eight days later (on January 2). READ MORE
The number of Covid-19 micro-containment zones in the city is on the rise again. While there were 95 such zones on December 26, the number rose to 125 eight days later (on January 2).

The number of new cases added in the last seven days across Karnataka is 130% more than the new infections reported in the preceding week, while Bengaluru’s new cases in the said week jumped 166% compared to the one before.

Photos from across country: Covid vaccination drive for children aged 15-18 years kicks off
Covid-19 vaccination for the age group between 15-18 years was kicked off on Monday morning across the country. Click to view more pics
Karnataka’s first LNG terminal inches closer to reality as MoU inked
Karnataka will soon have its first and the country’s sixth liquified natural gas (LNG) terminal. This is part of the Centre’s larger plan to boost the alternative fuel market to achieve net zero carbon by 2070. READ MORE
Karnataka CM Basavaraj S Bommai launches vaccination drive for children between 15 to 18 years of age at BBMP Govt Girls High School in Bengaluru. (ANI)
Dakshina Kannada school turns radio station to rid children of stage fright
At lunchtime, a rural school in Belthangady taluk of Dakshina Kannada district becomes a radio station so that students can overcome stage fright while singing, reciting, mimicking or cracking jokes. READ MORE
Karnataka detects 10 more Omicron cases, total count now 76
Karnataka health minister K Sudhakar on Monday said the state recorded 10 more cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 on January 2. Read more
Rakshitha B and Renuka N are the first two persons to take vaccinations.
Mysuru district in-charge minister ST Somashekar, local MLA L Nagendra, former minister SA Ramadas, DC Bagadi Gautham and others are participating in the inaugural ceremony.

Karnataka: Belagavi Police has registered an FIR against 7 people for allegedly assaulting the family of a pastor in Mudalagi on December 29, accusing them of converting their neighbours to Christianity, under Sections 143, 448, 323, 392, 506 of IPC & provisions of SC/ST Act. (ANI)

Mysuru district’s Covid-19 vaccination plan

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