Reduced transport services without alcohol sales, weekend curfew begins in Karnataka | Details

The sudden increase in Covid-19 cases has forced the Karnataka government to impose a nighttime curfew in the state from 8 p.m. on Friday to 5 a.m. on Monday.

Continuing its upward trend, Karnataka recorded 8,449 new cases of COVID-19 and four deaths on Friday, bringing the cumulative number of infections and deaths respectively to 30 31,052 and 38,362, the health department said. .

Here is a list of what is allowed and what is not.

1) No sale of alcohol for two days from 8 p.m. Friday statewide.

2) Weddings are allowed with 200 people in open spaces and 100 people in closed spaces. All participants must strictly adhere to appropriate behavior at Covid.

3) Restaurants, hotels and canteens will only be authorized for take-out meals and home deliveries.

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4) Since the movement of trains and air transport is permitted, the movement of public transport, private vehicles and taxis to and from airports, train stations and bus terminals / stops / stands will be permitted to facilitate passengers. However, valid travel documents or tickets must be produced.

5) The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will reduce its services during the weekend curfew. Interstate travelers to Karnataka from Goa, Kerala and Maharashtra should carry negative reports for RT-PCR, regardless of their vaccination status.

6) Stores selling food, groceries, fruits and vegetables, meat and fish, dairy and milk stalls and animal fodder will operate. Street vendors will also be allowed to operate on weekends.

seven) Patients and their companions or people with urgent need and eligible people intending to be vaccinated will be admitted with valid proof.

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8) During the weekends, industries, including IT, will remain exempt from curfew restrictions.

9) Meanwhile, all State and Union government offices and their autonomous bodies, corporations, etc., which deal with emergency services, essential services, and containment and management tasks. Covid-19 must be fully functional and their officers or staff must be allowed to travel without restriction.

ten) Under the new guidelines, law firms and law firms were also allowed to work with an occupancy rate of 50%.

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Rules for Bangalore

The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has partially suspended bus services for the next two weekends (January 8 and 9 and January 15 and 16) in the city. Only 10% of buses will run from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., only for people working on essential services.

Bengaluru Metro trains will run during the weekend curfew, but with revised timetables. Trains will run from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays until the curfew is in effect.

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