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Is Karnataka going under lockdown again? CM Basavaraj meets experts today

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Due to increasing cases of Omicron variant of Covid at Karnataka, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai plans for a high-level meeting with experts on Tuesday.

“We are keeping an eye on the COVID and Omicron situations; they are spreading rapidly throughout the country, the state, and neighbouring states, therefore we need to consult with specialists. In this context, I plan to consult with specialists “On Monday, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.

He stated that because the rate of infection is increasing, expert advice would be sought to handle the situation in the state. The expert committee’s recommendations will be examined and suitable choices will be made during the cabinet meeting on Thursday, he added.

To restrict the spread, the government has already set containment measures such as a “night curfew” from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. from December 28 till January 7 morning.

“With the experience of handling the last two waves, we have already requested the experts to suggest containment methods, with minimum impact on people’s everyday life,” he added, urging individuals to exercise self-control by adhering to the COVID rules.

Over the previous five days, Karnataka has seen an increase in COVID cases, with daily counts exceeding 1,000. This comes as ten new instances of the coronavirus’s Omicron form were discovered in Karnataka on Sunday, bringing the state’s total to 76.

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