The government of Karnataka has decided to allow travelers who test positive for Covid-19 upon arrival at state airports to be admitted to private hospitals at their own expense instead of the existing policy that they are admitted to a government facility for treatment. A circular issued by the state health commissioner on Friday said passengers arriving from countries classified as “at-risk countries” – following the discovery of the Omicron variant of the Covid 19 virus – and tested positive at the airport “may also opt for isolation, Covid treatment and management facilities in notified private health facilities.” Admission to private facilities “would be on condition that the prescribed cost is fully borne” passengers, specifies the circular.
The Karnataka Legislative Council polls, held on Friday, recorded a turnout of over 99% until 4 p.m., the state election commission informed. The biennial election of the 25 seats of the Legislative Council of Karnataka in 20 constituencies of local authorities started at 8 a.m. and ended at 4 p.m. The results will be announced on December 14. Karnataka’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) said in a statement: “The voting ended peacefully across the state.
As part of the celebrations of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Bengaluru unit of Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is holding an exhibition from December 13 to 19, highlighting its contributions to the country’s growth in electronics. defense and allied domains. The exhibition will be opened on Monday by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. The exhibit will provide a first-hand glimpse of various iconic and branded products manufactured by BEL for use by the country’s defense forces. Open to students and the public, the exhibition will take place in strict compliance with all Covid protocols.
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