DK led for 7-day lockdown from July 16; Udupi to pick now | Mangaluru News


Mangaluru/Udupi: With nod from main Union B Yediyurappa, Dakshina Kannada district is place to go to get a 7-day lockdown beginning 8pm on July 15 to arrest the spiralling Covid-19 instances.
A decision to this effect was taken at a video-conference match together with the CM attended district government, district ministers, deputy commissioners, superintendents of police and chief executive officers of zilla panchayats
At a video-message following the interview with the CM, district in-charge minister Kota Shrinivas Poojari stated the week-long lockdown will come into force in July 16. With the authorities already considering quitting all actions at 8pm every night and day curfew set up until 5am the following day, the lockdown will be in force until 5am on July 23. The decision was taken after considering all widespread perspectives on the circumstance, ” he explained.
Much as people awaited the fine print on how the new lockdown goes, deputy commissioner Sindhu B Rupesh stated the lockdown will enforced from Thursday to Sunday with restricted comfort from Monday to Wednesday for folks to purchase essentials. Poojari, who on Sunday had said the government wouldn’t apply a lockdown in haste, stated in his video message that people have enough time to stock up on essentials until Wednesday evening.
Neighbouring Udupi will require a call on sealing the district down boundaries or choosing a entire lockdown such as DK following a meeting of elected representatives scheduled on Tuesday. Deputy commissioner G Jagadeesha stated if the former, telephone will be taken on regulating public existence inside the district such as allowing public transportation to operate, and in the event of the latter, on supplying time bound comfort to individuals to buy essential items.
Incidentally, Jagadeesha, in the VC meeting had implied it will be possible to control the pandemic by implementing down a seal after enabling individuals who had to depart the district to accomplish this on earlier note. Continuing SSLC test will last, and facilities awarded to teachers to perform the same, ” he explained.
The government has also taken a dim view of breach of social distancing standards in public transportation and reserved cases, ” he explained.


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