The Karnataka government has decided to withdraw the Weekend Curfew across Karnataka. However, the Night Curfew will continue to be imposed from 10 PM to 5 AM.
The Technical Advisory Committee has analyzed the prevailing Covid-19 situation in the state and case trajectory in the State.
It is observed that though there is a steep rise in the number of new Covid-19 cases across the State, the number of severe illnesses and fatalities are comparatively low when compared to past surges.
Further, Hospitalization has remained consistently low at 5% when compared to about 16% to 21% hospitalization during the earlier waves of the Covid-19. Hence, the government has decided to withdraw the Weekend Curfew.
Revised guidelines applicable throughout Karnataka
All Rallies, Dharnas, Congregations, etc, including Social, Religious, Political protests, Procession of any sort including but not restricted to social, religious, political, etc, are strictly prohibited.
Marriage functions are permitted to be conducted involving not more than 200 people in open spaces and 100 people in closed places strictly adhering to guidelines.
Pubs/ Clubs/ Restaurants/ Bars/ Hotels/ Eating places in hotels etc will function with 50% of the seating capacity and entry to such places will be restricted to fully vaccinated persons only.
Cinema halls/ Multiplexes/ Theatres/ Rangamandiras/ Auditorium and similar places will operate with 50% of its seating capacity and entry to such places will be restricted to fully vaccinated persons only.
The intensive surveillance at the border of Maharashtra, Kerala, and Goa states will continue as per the prevailing Circular/ Guidelines issued by the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Karnataka.