Rising COVID-19 cases in Kerala: 3 districts in Karnataka on alert
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has directed Deputy Commissioners of three border districts to be on high alert in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in Kerala.
Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai, before leaving for Delhi, said, "There has been a spurt of COVID cases in Kerala and we have 3 border districts. We've talked to Dy Commissioners to be on alert and make stringent measures. They've been asked to prepare medical facilities. I'll have a detailed meeting once I go back".
The Central Government has sent a 6-member team to Kerala headed by Director, National Centre for Disease Control. As a large number of COVID cases are still being reported in Kerala, the team will aid the state's ongoing efforts in COVID management.
Complete lockdown to be imposed in Kerala on July 31 and August 1 due to rising COVID19 cases.
The state was under complete lockdown throughout the weekend on July 24 and 25. The state government on July 16 had relaxed the Covid-19 restrictions in Kerala for three days from July 18 to July 20 on account of the Bakri Eid celebrations on July 21.