Bangalore Live News: Karnataka Wednesday reported 4,246 new cases of Covid-19. Of the new cases, 3,605 have been reported in Bengaluru. The positivity rate in the state stands at 3.33%.

Earlier today, Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said people need to be careful over the next four to six weeks to control a possible third wave of COVID-19 and the spread of the disease. Omicron variant in the state.

“New COVID guidelines were released after a meeting chaired by the Chief Minister. My appeal to the people is that four to six weeks is crucial. As we have observed around the world, it decreases in five to six weeks. This wave will not be too long, as in the first and second waves which lasted three to four months, ”said Sudhakar, quoted by PTI.

The government of Karnataka has also announced that he will impose a weekend curfew and extend the state’s two-week nighttime curfew in light of the alarming rise in the number of Covid-19 cases. It comes as the state recorded another significant spike for the fourth day in a row with 2,479 infections and four deaths recorded on Tuesday. This brings the cumulative number of infections and deaths to 30, 13,326 and 38,355 respectively, the health ministry said.