On Friday Bengaluru reported 2,208 new cases. On Thursday the city reported 2,344 new cases and 1,975 on Wednesday.
despite requests from the Bengaluru municipal corporation to do just that. Instead, the Chief Minister has announced a slew of measures to track, test, and treat COVID-19 patients, especially those above 65 years of age.
Among these measures are plans to make more effective use of available hospital beds – which means ensuring that only those who are seriously affected by the virus will be admitted.
The lack of beds in the city has been compounded, the government said Friday, by privately-run hospitals not yet delivering the 5,000 beds they’d promised.