The Bengaluru city police announced that liquor stores will be closed from 5 pm on November 1 to 12 am on November 3. According to the order signed by Bengaluru city police commissioner Bhaskar Rao, the liquor shops will also be closed from December 10 on account of counting of votes. (Representational)

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News Live Updates: Karnataka on Wednesday reported 3,146 fresh COVID-19 infections and 55 deaths taking the total tally and cumulative fatalities to 8,12,784 and 11,046 respectively.

According to the health department, a total of 7,384 people were discharged, taking the total recoveries to 7,33,558 and the active cases stood at 68,161, including 939 in intensive care units (ICU).

Bengaluru Urban district reported 1,612 cases and reported 23 deaths due to COVID-19, a health bulletin said. Bengaluru cumulatively has reported 3,30,862 infections, 3,801 deaths, 2,83,300 discharges, including 4,457 on Wednesday.

On Wednesday over 56,804 people were home quarantined in the past one week whereas in the past 14 days, 3,69,269 primary contacts and 3,49,636 secondary contacts were traced, said the health department.

As many as 86,154 tests were done on Wednesday with 61,898 of them using the RT-PCR, taking the total number of specimens examined so far to 76 lakh, it added.

Police said investigations have revealed that the accused is a habitual offender and has been involved in various crimes, including mobile and vehicle thefts cases. (Representational Image)

The Bengaluru city police Tuesday arrested a 19-year-old man for sexually assaulting a 40-year-old woman. The incident was caught on camera.

According to police the accused was arrested by the JC Nagar police within 24 hours of registration of the complaint. An officer at the police station said, “The accused stays near the victim’s house. He assaulted her when she was plucking flowers on Tuesday morning. When the woman raised the alarm, the accused ran away from the spot.”

After the incident, the victim registered a police complaint following which the police collected footage from the CCTV installed in the area and arrested individual.

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

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

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus October 28 Highlights

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