Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announces that the lockdown will be extended for 14 more days till 6 am June 7 to ensure a further decline in Covid-19 cases
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The morning slot of 6-10 am for shopping essentials will continue.
All previous guidelines continues; exemption allowed from 6am to 10am
Speaking to the media, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said that the decision has been taken after a meeting with officials and ministers. “We had a meeting with senior officials and ministers. We have taken a decision on lockdown. We had strict restrictions till May 24. As per the opinion of experts, we are extending the strict restrictions till June 7 at 6 am,” he said.
The CM added that there are no changes in the restrictions but noted that people were not following the lockdown norms and has allowed the police authorities to take action against the violators.
Public transportation, including RTC buses will continue to remain prohibited except for emergencies, like getting vaccinated or for the movement of those employed in essential services.
Shops dealing with food, groceries, fruits and vegetables, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish, and animal fodder shall be allowed to function from 6 am to 10 am.