Karnataka Extends Lockdown Till June 7 As Covid Cases Still High


Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday extended the statewide lockdown by another two weeks; it will now be in force till June 7 as the state battles the surge in cases in the second Covid wave.

The earlier lockdown was to end on May 24.

However, there shall be no restrictions on inter-state and intra-state movement of persons as permitted by the revised guidelines and there shall be unrestricted and smooth movement of all types of goods, including empty goods vehicles.

Most states have taken the lockdown route to cut the chain of virus transmission.