Bengaluru – State Govt of Karnataka has decided to penalise Rs 1000 to the people not wearing masks.

While the fine in the rural areas will be Rs 500 . Karnataka has already recorded 6.11 lakh cases and stands third in the country, while it stands second in number of active cases.

State recorded 10070 fresh COVID-19 cases, for which the contribution of Bengaluru city alone was 4853 on thursday. For the last ten days, Bengaluru has accounted for more than 4000 positive cases each day and it is inching towards 5000 mark.