Government has taken stringent measures to control Omicron cases, says CM Bommai

Thomas (Special correspondent) 

Karnataka Chief Minister,Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said stringent measures have been taken to control the Omicron cases, and more effective measures would be taken in the coming days to ramp up the health infrastructure facilities like supply of medicines and arranging ICU beds.

Karnataka on Friday reported 23 new Omicron cases, taking the overall caseload of the new Covid variant in the state to 66.

Speaking to media persons he said, Karnataka is among the 8 states in the country which are witnessing a rise in Omicron cases.State government has taken it seriously.

Replying to questions related to Hindu temples, Bommai said,Hindu temples would be freed from government control.

DK Shivakumar’s views on the issue reflect his perception against Hindu temples and Hindu devotees.

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday had said that the state government would bring a law before the Budget session in order to make temples independent.