Karnataka’s Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan assured on Saturday that the state’s university exams would be held according to schedule, despite an increase in the number of COVID cases.
The Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka told ANI: “The university exams will be held according to the schedule. Classes will start as soon as the exams are completed. There will be no vacations. Initially, online courses will be held and then an option will be given to students to attend offline classes. “
The 11-day “ corona curfew ” will go into effect in some districts of Karnataka, including the state capital, from Saturday evening to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
The state government had announced a nighttime curfew between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. daily from April 10 to 20 in the towns of Bengaluru, Mysuru, Mangaluru, Kalaburagi, Bidar, Tumakuru, Udupi-Manipal.
Police batons accuse people found wandering public places during nighttime curfew in Kalaburagi.
“The Kalaburagi town police enforce the nighttime curfew (between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.) very strictly. We ask people not to go out for no reason, ”DCP Kishore Babu told ANI.
“Ten states, including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan, have seen an increase in new daily cases of COVID. 82.82% of new cases are reported in these 10 states. “, according to the Union Health Ministry on Saturday.
India has reached another high point in its efforts to contain the COVID-19 virus with the administration of more than 100 million (10 crore) of vaccines to its citizens. The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country stands at 10,12,84,282 according to the interim report as of 8:00 p.m. today.