Karnataka Cabinet Deliberates COVID-19 Measures: Updates and Latest Figures Unveiled!


In the heart of Bengaluru, a pivotal meeting is set to unfold as the Karnataka Cabinet sub-committee on COVID-19 convenes today, December 26. The primary agenda revolves around an in-depth discussion of recommendations put forth by the esteemed Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). These recommendations aim to shape the additional measures deemed necessary for the effective management of the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the state.

Addressing the impending gathering, Karnataka’s Health Minister, Dinesh Gundu Rao, reassured the public that, as of now, no new restrictions are on the immediate horizon. However, he underscored the critical need for continued caution and adherence to precautionary measures by the populace.

Latest statistics reveal that the state recorded 125 fresh cases of COVID-19 and witnessed three unfortunate deaths related to the virus in the past 24 hours. This brings the total number of active cases to 436, with 20 new cases surfacing in Bengaluru city alone. Additional cases were reported in Mysuru, Mandya, Ramanagara, Bengaluru Rural, Kodagu, and Chamarajanagar. Notably, the state has documented 31 cases of the new variant, JN.1.

As of Monday, the positivity rate stands at 3.96%, while the fatality rate rests at 2.4%, providing a comprehensive snapshot of the ongoing situation.


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