The Karnataka government on announced a complete lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts for seven days from 8 pm, July 14, to 5 am, July 22.
“Considering the suggestions from experts to curb the increasing number of Covid cases, Government has decided to implement complete lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural Districts for 7 days starting 8 PM on Tuesday, 14th July.
Detailed guidelines will be released on Monday. All essential services including supply of milk, vegetables, fruits, medicines and groceries will continue uninterrupted. I appeal to people to cooperate with the government, follow all guidelines, take all precautionary steps and help us contain the pandemic (sic),” Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa announced via Twitter on Saturday, July 11.