Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 cases in Karnataka likely to increase after August 15: Karnataka minister K Sudhakar

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 cases in Karnataka likely to increase after August 15: Karnataka minister K Sudhakar

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Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus Live Updates: Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar on Friday said the experts have indicated a surge in COVID-19 cases in Karnataka after August 15.

“About 97 percent of over 3,000 active cases in the state are asymptomatic. Experts after studying the developments in other countries and states have said that there will be a surge in infections after August 15. The government is taking all precautionary measures in that direction,” Sudhakar said.

On Friday Karnataka reported 271 positive cases taking the total number of infections to 6,516. According to the Department of Health and Family Welfare Services, seven patients succumbed to the infection. Of them, four were from Bengaluru. All the fatalities recorded in the last 24 hours were linked to either Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) or Influenza-like Illness (ILI), and the deceased were aged 48 years and above.

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With 36 fresh cases and four deaths reported on Friday, Bengaluru now has 116 active containment zones within BBMP limits.

Meanwhile, Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar Friday urged the citizens of Bengaluru to continue to be vigilant in order to avoid further spread of the coronavirus. “Being the fourth most populous city in India, Bengaluru has been successful in containing the spread of virus. I urge people to keep up the fight, continue vigil and together with Corona-warriors, we can defeat the virus,” he said.

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With 36 fresh cases and four deaths reported on Friday, Bengaluru now has 116 active containment zones within BBMP limits.

Any queries and support related to COVID-19 in Karnataka, citizens can contact round-the-clock helpline numbers: 104(toll free) +91-80-4684-8600/6669-2000

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Here are a few contacts that might come handy for you in emergency situations: BBMP Control room: 080-22221188 In case of power disruptions, contact BESCOM: 1912. If the water supply is hit in your area, contact BWSSB: 1916.

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