Karnataka CM directs ministers to take measures to contain COVID-19 in districts

Chief Minister of Karnataka B. S. Yediyurappa holds a meeting with Ministers, experts, and senior officials of the Government, in Bengaluru. (ANI)

Amid raging COVID-19 instances in Karantaka, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Wednesday directed all his cupboard colleagues to work extra proactively in districts they’re in cost of to test the unfold of the lethal illness.

The route comes a day after opposition leaders, at an all occasion assembly, criticised the federal government over its dealing with of COVID disaster. In a letter to the ministers, the Chief Minister mentioned the second wave of coronavirus is taking your complete nation into its grip and all of the districts want to take measures to contain it.

“Against this backdrop, you need to swing into action to prevent the spread of the disease in your district concerned, get in touch with the district authorities continuously and create awareness among people on controlling the spread of the virus,” Yediyurappa said. The state authorities has issued tips aimed toward controlling the unfold of COVID, efficient from tonight to May 4, in accordance to which night time curfew will probably be imposed in your complete state from 9 pm to 6 am and there shall be weekend curfew from Friday 9 pm to Monday 6 am.

It has additionally ordered closure of theatres, malls, bars and dine-in companies at inns to hold folks from venturing out. The CM additionally requested the ministers to guarantee medical remedy is supplied to those that have contracted the illness, in order that state of affairs doesn’t exit of hand. Karnataka on Tuesday had reported its greatest single day spike of 21,794 new instances of COVID-19, and 149 associated fatalities, taking the whole an infection depend to 11.98 lakh and the toll to 13,646.

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