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LOCKDOWN IN KARNATAKA For 13 days by High Court

Apr 22, 2021

Karnataka Bengaluru ; India is running under threat of Covid cases. Day by day cases are increasing and the frontline workers are trying their best for the patients.

States like Maharashtra,Delhi, UP were in trouble because of the massive amount of cases. And now Karnataka have joined in this list. In past few days in Karnataka the numbers of cases are shocking.

Government and Frontline workers are doing their best to get out of this situation. The situation in Karnataka is getting worse day by day.

Karnataka has reported another biggest single day spike of 23,558 new Covid cases and 116 related fatalities. Taking the total caseload 12.22 lakh and the toll to 13,762. The health department said on Wednesday. The state had previously reported its biggest single day spike of 21,794 cases on Tuesday.

Health Emergency in Karnataka

The situation is worse that Karnataka Government have declared HEALTH EMERGENCY in state. Not only the government hospital but the private hospitals are also overloaded with patients.

 In a letter to Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa JDS supremo and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda said that the Karnataka government has to declare a health emergency due to surge in covid cases in state.

More people are getting infected in the second wave of the pandemic. With many of the affected are not able to get beds and medicines, he said in the letter.

“I am healthy now after the treatment. I have called cabinet meeting at 4 pm on Thursday,” said Yediyurappa after getting discharged from the Manipal Hospital, as reported by news agency ANI.

If Government will not focus on the how the supply of oxygen and ventilation will increase the state can be in a big trouble.

Bengaluru and large towns like Kalaburagi, Mysuru, Tumakuru, Bidar, and others need to go to lockdown now. We should also prohibit inter-state travel from neighbouring states. Most of our border districts have reported a surge because of this,” as reported by news agency ANI.

More than half the population of Aabanali village in Belagavi district’s Khanapur taluka have tested positive for Covid-19. Karnataka government seeks 1500 metric tonnes of oxygen from center.Teachers in government schools have been exempted from taking classes on-campus from April 27 till May 4, the department of public instruction.

The high court has directed the Karnataka government to issue circulars to ensure timely assistance and relief for elderly citizens during the prevailing pandemic.

On Tuesday, the state government had issued fresh guidelines to control the spread of COVID. As per the guidelines, the night curfew has been imposed in the entire state from 9 PM to 6 AM and weekend curfew will also be imposed from Friday 9 PM to Monday 6 AM.

Karnataka Government have imposed lockdown in state. Only shops like kirana shop, bakrey, medical, saloon, media houses, fruit and vegetables are permitted.

Things to remain closed for next 13 days

All the other things are remain closed. Theater,malls,amusementparks,bars, hotels and restaurants,yoga centers,swimming pools and other similar places must be closed during lockdown.

Schools, colleges, educational/ training and coaching institutions,will remain closed.

While marriages shall not be permitted and ther can be strict restrictions on it. Funerals will be allowed with less number of people as possible.

The government is seeing all the possible way to help common people. Frontline workers are working day and night to control the cases.

The government asks public to close the shops and stay at home. All the shops are ask to close immediately. After the new public is also in panic situation.

This will get immediate effect to poor and the labours who are earning everyday. They will face a big challenge in lockdown.

The question arises that what will government do for such people? Is it possible to give relief to them?

Now this is the time were public plays an important role of supporting government and frontline workers. If public will be aware we can control covid ans will get rid of it very soon.

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