Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Friday withdrew the night curfew that was enforced due to Covid-19 in the state. “Night curfew which is being imposed from 10 pm to 5 am is herewith withdrawn,” the government said in its order.
The government also permitted horse racing, but strictly adhering to Covid-19 appropriate behavior and SOPs issued by the Health and Family Welfare Department.
“Number of racing patrons attending horse racing shall be strictly as per the seating capacity of the venue and only fully vaccinated people with Covid-19 vaccine will be allowed entry into such premises,” the government said.
The government has already relaxed restrictions at the international airports in the state. The travelers no longer need to go through SPO2 routine checks, except in cases of fever, cough, cold, difficulty in breathing, etc, at airports.
The government schools have also been reopened with strict adherence to Covid-19 guidelines. Moreover, it had thrown open swimming pools in the state with 50 percent capacity of each batch.
On-arrival RT-PCR test report checking at the airports had also been withdrawn, except for those from selected countries, notified by the central government.
Karnataka reported 261 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours, as per a bulletin issued by the state government on Thursday. The positivity rate for the day stands at 0.48 percent.