The Karnataka government has issued an advisory to all hotels and restaurants in the state which fall under the Municipal Corporations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
The order limits and all the other regions with municipal corporations in the state, to close dine-in facilities starting Sunday till March 31.
Restaurant kitchens can, however, be open and people can order via food delivery apps.
This order was first issued to be limited to BBMP limits only but now has been extended to all the Municipal Corporations in the state.
Health Department had issued an advisory for the people, asking them to avoid going to restaurants to eat and rather switch to getting food delivered to their homes.
Irshad Soudagar of Niyaaz group of hotels said we will be open for Takeaway and door delivery and via apps, But our dine-in facility has been closed from Saturday night at all our outlets.
Girish Pai said all Pai bakery takeaway outlets will remain open until further information except on Sunday 22nd. Also, we are planning for a mobile bakery outlet from Monday 23rd on-wards if possible.
On March 13, after a detailed discussion with health officials, the chief minister had directed the closure of all malls, multiplexes, pubs and nightclubs, summer camps, swimming pools and suspended sporting events, marriages, exhibitions, seminars and conferences across the state for a week. This lockdown was then extended to March 31.