In nonetheless an additional try to break the chain of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Bengaluru will go into a 7-day lockdown from 8 pm on Tuesday, July 14, to 5 am on Wednesday, July 22.
No proposal to increase lockdown: CM Yediyurappa
With the soaring Covid-19 instances, lockdown will be implemented in Bengaluru city and rural districts from Tuesday night. Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa reported on Monday, July 13, that there is no proposal to extend the week-extensive lockdown and questioned folks not to spend heed to rumors.
This clarification from the CM seeks to place speculations at relaxation that lockdown may possibly be prolonged over and above July 22.
Using to Twitter, Yediyurappa’s business reported, “The Chief Minister held COVID endeavor pressure meeting. There is no proposal ahead of the governing administration to lengthen the a person week lengthy lockdown in Bengaluru urban and rural. The Main Minister has appealed men and women to cooperate without the need of stressing and having to pay heed to rumors.”
All that you will need to hold in mind:
Stores, which include ration retailers (PDS), groceries, fruits and veggies, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish will stay open up only from 5 am to 12 midday each and every day.
Commercial and non-public institutions have been directed to continue to be shut for the week.
Buying malls, cinema halls, fitness centers, athletics complexes, stadiums, swimming swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars, auditoriums, and other very similar form of sites will keep on being shut.
General public transportation, including KSRTC and BMTC expert services, as well as vehicle, cabs and taxi solutions are prohibited.
Any automobile movement will be strictly restricted other than crucial providers. The metropolis police commissioner, Bhaskar Rao, IPS, had earlier said that all those motor vehicles that will be identified plying through lockdown without a good purpose will be seized.
Having said that, pupils showing up for examinations can use their admission ticket as a travel go and use the manner of transport accessible to them, such as taxi, cabs, or automobile rickshaw.
Foodstuff processing and linked industries, financial institutions, coverage workplaces and ATMs will be open, except for the containment zones.
The vital services will be exempted, the Karnataka Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said earlier. “Hospitals, groceries, fruit, vegetable and grocery stores will continue being open up and the health care and write-up-graduate tests scheduled will be held,” the condition government’s notification mentioned.
When does the lockdown appear into result?
The get said that the lockdown will continue for a time period of seven days, starting off tomorrow at 8 pm till 5 am up coming Wednesday.
Karnataka Covid-19 wrap
On Sunday (July 12), Bengaluru on your own noted 1,525 new Covid-19 cases of the whole 2,627 scenarios, as Karnataka’s general tally climbed to 38,843.
With an infection rely of 18,387 out of the state’s tally of 38,843, Bengaluru Urban tops the districts in the coronavirus cases.
Out of the complete 2,627 new situations, maximum so far, detected in the state yesterday, a whopping 1,525 have been from Bengaluru Urban.
Dharwad and Dakshina Kannada districts have also announced lockdowns to curb the unfold of the Covid pandemic. Even though Dharwad will be below lockdown for about 9 times from July 15, in Dakshina Kannada it will be for a week from July 15 night.
In the meantime, India now has additional than three lakh energetic situations, as for each the Overall health Ministry data. Now, there are 3,01,609 energetic scenarios across the place.