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Spike in COVID-19 cases in Bengaluru: CM directs strict enforcement of lockdown measures

Bengaluru: Concerned over enhance in COVID-19 cases in the town, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday directed officers to implement lockdown measures strictly in the clusters which have reported extra quantity of infections.

Yediyurappa held a gathering with Ministers and senior officers concerning containing COVID-19 in Bengaluru and mentioned it may be achieved provided that preventive measures are applied strictly and requested the officers to work in this path.

“Lockdown shall be applied strictly in the clusters which reported extra quantity of cases, particularly, Okay.R. Market and surrounding areas similar to Siddapura, VV Puram, Kalasipalya and so on. It was determined to seal the adjoining streets, the place the cases are reported, a launch from the Chief Minister’s workplace mentioned. Stringent motion can be taken in opposition to those that violate quarantine norms and FIR can be filed if essential, it mentioned.

Till Sunday night, the state capital has reported 1,272 cases of COVID-19, together with 64 deaths and 411 discharges. On Sunday, as many as 196 recent cases have been recorded. Officers have been directed to make sure hygiene and supply different primary facilities to the individuals who have been quarantined in social welfare division’s hostels and different authorities establishments.

“COVID-19 should be contained without affecting the economic activities in Bengaluru, which resumed recently,” the Chief Minister mentioned. Noting that booth-level officers and volunteers have been working to hint contacts and monitor quarantined individuals, he mentioned the COVID conflict room shall have actual time data on availability of beds in numerous designated hospitals and facilitate remedy to the contaminated with out loss of time.

A bulletin from the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the town civic physique, mentioned there have been 298 energetic containment zones in the town. BBMP Commissioner B H Anil Kumar together with the Chamarajpet Congress MLA B Z Zameer Ahmed Khan visited just a few slum areas in the town to take inventory of the COVID-19 state of affairs, officers mentioned.

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