Bengaluru, July 11: With surge in Coronavirus cases, the Karnataka government has actually revealed a week-long lockdown in Bengaluru city from July14 Bengaluru amounts to 15,329 infections of the state’s 33,418 COVID-19 positive cases.
Total lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts from 8 pm on 14 th July to 5 am on 22 nd July in view increasing COVID19 cases, a statement from Karnataka Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) stated.
However, necessary services along with set up examinations will be allowed in the city and its neighbouring rural districts.
In view of unexpected rise of COVID 19 cases in Bengaluru and on the recommendations of the professionals, it is chosen to impose lockdown for a duration of one week in Bengaluru Urban and Rural Districts beginning with 8 pm on Tuesday, 14 th of July. In-depth standards will be issued on Monday in this regard.
” During lockdown period, supply of necessary commodities like groceries, veggies, fruits, milk, medicines will continue undisturbed. MBBS, post graduate evaluations will be carried out as set up,” the statement said.
” I value the tireless efforts of our health care and cops workers, ASHA employees, volunteers and media individuals in consisting of COVID 19 pandemic in the state,” it added.
” I appeal people to cooperate with the Federal government, wear masks, maintain social range, follow all standards, take all precautionary actions and help us contain the pandemic,” the statement even more stated.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, on the other hand, went under house quarantine on Friday, while his office-cum-residence in Bengaluru was sealed after some of the staff there checked positive for coronavirus.
A total of 36,216 coronavirus cases have actually been verified in the state, that includes 613 deaths and 14,716 discharges, a government publication said.
Bengaluru city district tops the list of favorable cases, with a total of 16,862 infections.