Bengaluru Announces Lockdown From July 14 As COVID-19 Cases Rise

Bengaluru will go right into a lockdown from eight pm on July 14 to five am on July 23.

Bengaluru:

Bengaluru will go right into a lockdown from eight pm on July 14 to five am on July 23 to sluggish the unfold of the coronavirus, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa mentioned on Saturday.

All important providers together with provide of milk, greens, fruits, medicines and groceries will proceed uninterrupted, the chief minister mentioned in a tweet.

“I attraction to individuals to cooperate with the federal government, observe all tips, take all precautionary steps and assist us comprise the pandemic,” he tweeted.

Earlier, the sprawling metropolis had been divided into eight zones which have been being monitored by ministers.

Regardless of the spike in coronavirus circumstances, the state authorities had earlier mentioned it towards any re-imposition of the lockdown, past the Sunday lockdown, that has been introduced for this month. This was reiterated by ministers simply a few days in the past.

Bengaluru City district has the very best variety of circumstances in Karnataka accounting for greater than half of the state’s new circumstances over the past a number of days.

A number of different states have prolonged the lockdown amid rising circumstances. Bengal had introduced a lockdown until July 31 and has stopped flights from worst-affected cities until July 19.

Nagaland has additionally prolonged the lockdown until July 31. Guwahati can even be beneath lockdown until July 19.

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