None sustained injuries as the pub was closed for visitors for some infrastructural development work," District Fire Officer P M Nagesh told Indianexpress.com. Here are a few contacts that might come in handy for you in emergency situations: COVID-19 related queries / emergencies / clarifications: 104 (toll free); +91-80-4684-8600/6669-2000 | Find your nearest fever clinic and testing Covid-19 facility here | Home Quarantine-related queries: Telegram messenger/WhatsApp - +91 97777 77684, Voice call - 080 45451111 | BBMP control room: 080-22221188 | In case of power disruptions, contact BESCOM: 1912. The number of people testing positive for coronavirus in Bengaluru dropped below a thousand on Sunday as 840 new cases were confirmed by the Department of Health and Family Welfare Services. Meanwhile, with 1565 more people contracting the infection on November 15 across the state, the total tally rose to over 8.61 lakh with 27,146 cases termed 'active'. A 65-year-old Tiruvalla native succumbed to the disease at Kottayam Medical College Hospital, sources said. WHO has declared the COVID-19 epidemic affecting countries as a Pandemic. Train services will resume at 7 am on November 20, a BMRCL statement read. Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help. Karnataka Bangalore Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News Live Updates Today, Lockdown 6.0 Guidelines, Corona Virus Cases News Updates: Active cases in Karnataka dropped further to 29,470. Meanwhile, the Mysuru Sandalwood Museum, dubbed to be the first-of-its-kind in the country, is likely to be inaugurated after November 25 and will be shifted to the famous Mysuru Palace, which is already quite popular among tourists — both local and those coming from outside the state. Half of all testing in India was done through rapid antigen tests. This could mean that one out of every four people getting tested negative could actually be infected with Covid-19. Questions & Answers. “There is a lot of pressure to issue a government order to denotify the 6.64 lakh hectares after the announcements were made by ministers. Meanwhile, the contractor has been directed to complete work on both sides of the footpath in front of residential areas within three weeks.". Bengaluru is also likely to receive intermittent rains for a couple more days this week," an IMD official explained. A special non-AC train from Delhi to Kerala will leave New Delhi on May 20 at 6 pm with 1,304 passengers. "Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot immediately and the fire was completely doused within 30 minutes. Hong Kong banned Air India flights again last week, after Indians landing there tested positive for Covid-19 for the fifth time since August. This information is compiled from official sources. A major portion of the work will be completed before February 28, 2021. It is random and does not reflect the seriousness with which the rest of the world has taken the virus. These tests were quick but were likely to result in false negatives (meaning reporting a negative wrongly) half the time. CHENNAI: Southern railway has proposed to introduce 14 new trains and extension of 12 trains in the Tamil Nadu and Kerala for the year 2020-21 in Indian Railway … The rest of the world, as the repeated bans on us from Hong Kong show, knows it too now. Follow Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus November 17 Live Updates, The Central Crime Branch of the Bengaluru city police probing the DJ Halli violence case Monday confirmed the arrest of Riyazuddin, a close aide of former mayor and another accused in the case Sampath Raj who is "still absconding.". This could be one reason why China has 100 times fewer infections that India and why Hong Kong has had to repeatedly ban Air India. Now, those returning from other countries to the state, including at Bengaluru, can seek exemption from mandatory home quarantine on furnishing a Covid-19 negative certificate. There is no need to obtain an e … Other districts that reported the most cases were Tumkur (79), Mysuru (71), Chitradurga (52), Belagavi (47), and Mandya (46). The Bengaluru City Police, in its continued efforts to crack down on drug rackets in the city, busted an inter-state gang of drug peddlers. A report from Bloomberg this week said that questionable testing in India could be the reason why our Covid-19 numbers were down. "With 1,849 fresh cases on Wednesday, the state's COVID-19 tally increased to 8.67 lakh including 25,169 active cases, while recoveries rose to 8.30 lakh with 1,800 discharges in the last 24 hours," a state health bulletin issued on Thursday said. Directorate. Metro train services will be available only between Nagasandra and RV Road from 7 am to 9 pm on these three days. At the same time, 847 other people recovered from the infection. This is a question the B S Yediyurappa government has referred for legal opinion to the state advocate general after its key ministers announced in September in the Legislature that the state would denotify the said land. Most of the dead either had a history of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) or Influenza-like illness (ILI), the state bulletin said. A total of over 98.59 lakh samples have been tested so far, out of which 1.18 lakh were tested on Thursday alone, and 25,101 among them were rapid antigen tests while 93.373 were done through the RT-PCR method. The third time, which was in October, there were people at Surat airport who were taking the temperatures of passengers who were getting off the plane but no testing or taking down of addresses or phone numbers. The number of active containment zones in Bengaluru remained unchanged at two in the Mahadevapura zone, as per the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike's (BBMP) daily bulletin. The list includes 971 people from Delhi and 333 from UP, Jammu & Kashmir, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update. Owing to public demand, the South Western Railway has announced three more additional special express trains which will operate with ticket rates set at normal fares. The move comes after key ministers in the State announced in September in the Legislature that the state would denotify the said land. The estimate loss is yet to be calculated," another official added. At the same time, the B S Yediyurappa-led Karnataka government has referred for legal opinion to the state advocate general whether it can denotify 6.64 lakh hectares of 9.94 lakh hectares of deemed forest land in the state without clearance from the Supreme Court. The new trains announced by SWR are as follows: The Namma Metro services in Bengaluru will be unavailable for three days between RV Road and Yelachenahalli stations on the Green Line from November 17 to 19. Of the 598 patients in intensive care units (ICUs) across the state, 297 are in Bengaluru hospitals, followed by 31 in Mysuru and 28 in Tumakuru. Bengaluru registered 1,048 new COVID-19 cases in a 24-hour period, taking its tally to 3.6 lakh, out of which 17,856 are active cases. This comes after the city registered less than 1,000 new cases for four days this week. Passengers are supposed to board the aircraft only after taking a test that confirms that they are negative, but the testing does not appear to be done at our end with any sort of rigour. The court allowed the Crime Branch to take him to Mumbai for 10 days anytime before from December 10 in connection with a case of conspiracy to allegedly kill MNS leader Raju Patil in 2015. The Bengaluru police arrested two people for allegedly blackmailing and extorting Rs 1.25 crore from a woman. After an inspection of the 1.35-kilometer-long road in the heart of Bengaluru, he said, "Footpath work has been started. (Source: Flickr/Ananth BS). This time, on leaving, nobody checked for the Aarogya Setu either. The museum is likely to be inaugurated after November 25, and will be shifted to the famous Mysuru Palace, which is already quite popular among tourists. The death toll rose to 11, 474 as 21 more deaths in the last … He added that preliminary investigation indicated that the fire broke out while welding work was carried out by workers there. Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News November 16 Highlights: The number of people testing positive for coronavirus in Bengaluru dropped below a thousand on Sunday as 840 new cases were confirmed by the Department of Health and Family Welfare Services. The day the Bloomberg report was published, Bihar, which had just voted in an election with large rallies, reported only 600 cases while the city of Delhi, the nation’s capital, added about 7,000 cases in 24 hours.