Karnataka Extends Lockdown Till June 7

Bengaluru: Due to the rising coronavirus cases, Karnataka government has extended the lockdown by another two weeks till 6 am of June 7, informed Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa. The ongoing lockdown was scheduled to end on  May 24.

During the extended lockdown, following are some of the list for what’s allowed and what’s now allowed in the state:

  • Metro Rail, taxi and bus services not allowed except hired vehicles for emergency
  • Schools and colleges shall remain closed. Online/ distance learning shall be encouraged
  • Cinemas, shopping malls, stadiums and swimming pools shall remain closed
  • Social, political, sports, entertainment, cultural, religious functions and other gatherings and congregations shall not be permitted
  • Religious places will remain closed for the public
  • No movement of public or private buses or passenger vehicles
  • Hotels, restaurants, liquor shops and hospitality services can only act as takeaway and home delivery
  • Inter-state and intra-state movement of passenger vehicles allowed in cases of emergencies
  • Shops selling food, groceries, fruits and vegetables, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish, animal fodder and alcohol shall be allowed to function from 6 am to 10 am
  • Petroleum, CNG, LPG, PNG, power generation and disaster management services shall be operational
  • Only with 50 persons shall be allowed for marriages while in funerals only five persons shall be allowed

Besides, states including Odisha, Delhi, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Himanchal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Telangana, West Bengal have also extended their lockdown in order to break the chain of the unprecedented surge.

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