The state department of health and family welfare has made wearing face masks in public places mandatory.
In an interaction dated June 10, it stated that the move was necessary due to a steady rise in Covid-19 cases in the state over the last ten days. On June 9, the state of Karnataka reported 471 cases of Covid-19, with a percentage of 2.14 percent. With the increase in cases following the third wave, the department has stated that strict precautionary measures are required.
It is the owner’s responsibility and management of public places such as shopping malls, restaurants, pubs, cafeterias, hotels, educational institutes, hostels, offices, factories, and so on to ensure that face masks are worn and that only those who follow the protocols are allowed entry.
Travelling by public transportation, such as buses and trains, now requires the use of masks.
Those with ILI and SARI symptoms, as well as those in high-risk groups and suffering from health problems, should be subjected to medical examinations on a priority basis and quarantined in their homes until the test results are obtained.
All eligible individuals should receive a precautionary dose of the Covid-19 vaccination.
Officials have been directed to ensure that the rules are followed.