The Karnataka government has decided to withdraw the Night Curfew across the state effective from January 31st.
CM Basavaraj Bommai chaired a meeting with the Covid-19 Technical committee today to decide about the relaxations to be given considering the current situation in the state.
The state is reporting a Case Positivity Rate of nearly 20%. However, the hospitalization rate is low and the number of cases reported per day has also decreased to ~30k cases per day from 40k.
Pubs, Bars, Restaurants, and eating places in Hotels will be allowed to open to their 100% capacity. The 50% rule will continue to apply for Cinema theatres and Multiplexes.
R. Ashok, Revenue minister, Government of Karnataka announced that all the transportation entities in Karnataka (BMRCL, KSRTC, NWKRTC, etc) will be allowed to operate with the seating capacity.
Marriage functions will be allowed involving not more than 300 persons in open spaces and not more than 200 people in closed spaces. Offices will be allowed to operate with 100% capacity.
All religious places will be allowed to open including Sevas and Poojas in the temple premises. But all Rallies, Religious gatherings, protests are prohibited as of now.
All Stadiums/Sports complexes will be allowed to operate with 50% of the capacity. Gyms and Swimming pools will be allowed to open with 50% of the capacity only.