The Karnataka government has imposed a night curfew from Dec. 23, 2020, to Jan. 2, 2021, as a precautionary step against the new COVID-19 variant.
Following these events, on Dec. 23, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa declared a night curfew in the state from Dec. 23, 2020, to Jan. 2, 2021, in the state. The curfew of nine days would be from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. The decision to impose a night curfew was taken after a high-level meeting with the officials and senior members in the state legislature.
The Chief Minister also said that all international travelers should carry a negative RT-PCR report tested within 72 hours before entering the state. Screening to check the travelers entering the state in Airports are implemented and the government has reportedly taken necessary actions.
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