BENGALURU: Minutes after PM Narendra Modi instructed to state governments the choice of imposing a “Corona Curfew” to remind individuals of the continued hazard lurking because of the pandemic, chief minister B S Yediyurappa introduced the identical in 10 cities throughout the state.
Announcing the curfew, Yediyurappa mentioned: “In order to bring the rising number of Covid-19 cases under control, the government is imposing Corona Curfew in 8 cities between 10 pm to 5 am. The curfew will be in place for a period of 10 days, starting from April 10. It will end on April 20.”
The cities which will probably be below curfew will embody Bengaluru, Mysuru, Tumakuru, Kalaburagi, Bidar, Mangaluru, Udupi and Manipal.
Yediyurappa reminded the those that the curfew was being run on a “trial basis” and will probably be expanded to your entire state, if individuals don’t cooperate by sustaining social distance and carrying masks.
“For now, these 8 cities and towns will see the curfew. But if the cases do not come under control and people do not cooperate then we may be forced to extend it to other cities and the entire state,” he mentioned.
Yediyurappa mentioned the motion of important commodities and different essential companies will probably be allowed to operate.
Expanding additional on the difficulty, well being minister Ok Sudhakar mentioned the federal government won’t create any hassle for commuters coming into and leaving these cities.
“There will be no trouble for travellers and commuters for inter-district and inter-state travel. The curfew is being imposed for only those non-essential services and commercial establishments that remain open beyond 10 pm,” he mentioned.
Sudhakar added that these embody motels, eating places, pubs and bars who should shut down after 10 pm.
In different selections, the federal government has additionally mentioned it is going to comply with the recommendation of prime minister Narendra Modi and embark on the particular drive of vaccination– Tikka Utsav– from April 11 to April 14.