With the coronavirus cases surging in Bengaluru, Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa asked the citizens to follow social-distancing norms. If the people of Bengaluru do not need want another lockdown, they must cooperate with the government by following COVID-19 guidelines, Yediyurappa said today.
“If you don’t want Bengaluru to be sealed once again please cooperate and maintain distance,” he said .
There have been talks about implementing another round lockdown in Bengaluru after the recent spike. Yediyurappa said that he will hold discussion on today and tomorrow to prevent the virus spread in the city.
“Tomorrow noon I have called a meeting of legislators of all political parties from Bengaluru and all Ministers from the city to discuss with them, seek their opinion and take stringent measures.”
Citing an increase in cases, Bengaluru health minister B Sriramulu on Tuesday had said the government may have to think about imposing lockdown in the city if the situation continues.
Any decision on re-imposing lockdown in the city will be taken only after consulting experts, according to a report in PTI.