Full lockdown in Karnataka extended

The sources had earlier said that the state government was unlikely to change restrictions.

Keeping in view the coronavirus situation in the state, the Karnataka government on Thursday extended the full lockdown till June 14 as the positivity and fatality rates remain high in the state and the pandemic has also spreads to rural areas.


The sources had earlier said that the state government was unlikely to change restrictions with regard to intra and inter- district movement.


As per the latest updates, the daily timings for purchase of essentials are also likely to remain unchanged, from 6 AM to 10 AM, though there is mounting pressure from all to extend the timing till 2 PM.


Earlier, the health experts had suggested the state government on extending the lockdown in the state at least for one more week as the positivity rate across the state is still hovering around 15%.

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