Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa Ends Rumours, Clarifies No Fresh Lockdown

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Putting an end to Lockdown again rumours , Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has clearly stated that All efforts would be made to control the spread of coronavirus in the city and there will be no fresh lockdown. He also drove home a point that improving economic situation of the state is also equally important.

Though the state capital was considered a model for the entire country in COVID management and has seen a spike in cases during the last few days, the pandemic can be controlled if everyone cooperated, he said.

As of Thursday evening, a total of 1,791 COVID-19 cases, including 78 deaths and 505 discharges, had been reported in the city while the state’s tally stood at 10,560 compared to just 3,408 cases as on June 1.

The state capital has the highest number of cases among the districts.

“There is no question of imposing lockdown for any reason. In some areas (with high case load) we have already implemented lockdown, other than those places there is no question of it being implemented in other places,” Yediyurappa said.

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