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🥶 Cold weather leading to filled hospitals

As the weather in Bengaluru continues to be cold, various hospitals in Bengaluru are seeing high footfall of patients with influenza-like symptoms.

🚦 Traffic lights to make way for ambulances

To find a way for ambulances through Bengaluru's infamous traffic, 163 traffic signal lights will soon be upgraded with emergency vehicle sensors.

😷 6,000 daily Covid tests planned

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has augmented the number of RT-PCR tests to 6,000 every day.

😷 7-day quarantine for select international travellers

On Saturday, Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar announced that travellers from high-risk countries such as China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, and Thailand would be required to quarantine for seven days upon arrival in Karnataka.

💉 Airport to screen fliers

Due to an alert by the union government over a spike in coronavirus cases in other countries, the Karnataka government will soon start screening passengers at the Bengaluru airport.

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