Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa will hold discussions with the deputy commissioners and superintendents of police concerned via video conferencing on Monday morning at 11 am after which he would finalize if it’s necessary to extend the lockdown to other districts in the state which also includes Belagavi.
Already Gokak and other taluka have announced an lockdown.
Lockdown would be imposed in Bengaluru Urban and Rural which would be for a week-long from Tuesday evening, another 12 districts too are on the ‘lockdown list’.
They include Kalaburagi, Mysuru, Mangaluru, Udupi, Belagavi, Bidar, Ballari, Dharwad, Raichur, Gadag and Davanagere.
These districts have each reported at least 300 Covid cases.
Belagavi has 464 positive cases with 94 active and 12 deaths.
A final decision is likely to be formally announced by the evening whether the lockdown is extended to other districts or it stays only for the state capital.