Business outlets offering essential goods and services such as hospitals, pharmacies, and grocery shops would be allowed to operate as usual in the district.
According to the guidelines, only trains and flights that are already scheduled will be allowed to operate to/from the region and stores selling essential items will be allowed to function between 5 am and 12 pm everyday.
Karnataka has been reporting a high number of deaths in the last three days. As many as 198 of Karnataka’s total 684 deaths, or about 30 per cent, have been reported since Friday (July 10). On Sunday, the state reported 71 deaths.
According to an order issued by Jawaid Akhtar, Additional Chief Secretary (Health and Family Welfare), the decision was taken as a caution after considering the possibility that those who have provided samples might be infectious to others.
Lockdown in both Dakshina Kannada and Dharwad will begin from July 15.
Karnataka Minister for Tourism, Kannada and Culture C T Ravi said that his two separate tests had given two different reports including negative. The minister had to wait for a final report, which arrived on Monday confirming that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News July 13 Highlights: Karnataka has been reporting a high number of deaths in the last three days. As many as 198 of Karnataka’s total 684 deaths, or about 30 per cent, have been reported since Friday (July 10).
The list of thousands of people across 30 districts of the state – including their full names, mobile number, address, and date of completion of home quarantine – was available in public domain.
Lockdown restrictions will be in place from 8 pm July 14 (Tuesday) till 5 am on July 22, chief minister BS Yediyurappa announced
Other than the MLAs, over 50 staff members of Karnataka Congress party office took the COVID 19 test recently and four of them have tested positive.
Earlier, the workers union had written to the authorities demanding them to formulate a Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for pourakarmikas.
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News July 10 Highlights: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa condemned the incident, and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh to the bereaved family and a government job to one of the family members.
The Bengaluru civic body has announced free Covid-19 tests for people suffering from Influenza-like Illness or Severe Acute Respiratory Illness.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (South), Rohini Katoch Sepat confirmed that the note was recovered from Maiya’s car and has been sent to the Forensic Science Lab for a detailed analysis.
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News July 9 Highlights: According to the Covid-19 bulletin released by the BBMP War Room, a total of 3181 containment zones in Bengaluru are active.
“Twelve HAL employees have tested positive, one employee died due to underlying conditions but tested positive for COVID-19 upon his death,” HAL spokesperson Gopal Sutar said.
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News July 8 Highlights: Between Monday and Tuesday evening around 21 officers were tested positive for COVID-19.
On Monday, Karnataka Tourism Minister C T Ravi had appealed to people, especially those traveling from Bengaluru, to not flock districts like Kodagu, Chikkamagaluru, and adjoining hilly areas.
Karnataka is one of the few states in India that has recorded rapid growth in the number of fresh Covid cases and deaths since the beginning of June.
Amid reports of patients being turned away, private hospitals in Bengaluru say full to capacity, lack manpower.