Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday afternoon decided to extend the statewide lockdown till March 31 to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
On March 13, the government ordered the closure of malls, theatres, multiplexes, clubs and pubs and other commercial establishments where people gather in large numbers for a week. The government also declared a holiday for colleges and universities.
The CM also announced that Rs 200 crore would be released with immediate effect to stop the spread of coronavirus.
School and college holidays will also be extended until March 31.
At all hotels, pubs, including pubs inside five-star hotels, marriages, and jatras, not more than 100-150 people will be allowed.
All international passengers will be screened and isolated for 15 days