Covid-19: Karnataka lifts night curfew, to reopen schools from Monday

The government allowed pubs, bars, restaurants, and hotels to remain open completely and allow 100 per cent occupancy. The Karnataka government on Saturday decided to lift the night curfew and start regular classes for Classes 1 to 9 from January 31. It also decided to continue with the mandatory RT-PCR tests for passengers coming from … Read more

Covid infections growing most in states that tested too little

In the case of India, since the initial levels of testing were low, infection levels spread faster once the levels of testing were raised. (Reuters file image) The story of low testing levels leading to higher infection levels over time becomes even more evident when you look at individual states or cities, and even countries. … Read more