Will deal with coronavirus without a lockdown: Karnataka CM
New Delhi : Amid rising number of coronavirus cases in the state, there were speculations that Karnataka may go for a lockdown. CM BS Yediyurappa chaired a meeting to discuss the ways to tackle the ongoing coronavirus crisis and said there will be no lockdown in Bengaluru.
The daily average of coronavirus cases in Bengaluru has reached 1,377 while the city recorded 16,921 cases in just the last 14 days.
Currently, Bengaluru is reporting the maximum number of daily coronavirus in the state.
"We are not going to close any schools and colleges," he said. "We discussed that if children come to school, they will be in one place with discipline. If they are at home, they will be mixing with everybody. It is good for schools to continue from the point of view of control. Exams will be held in 15 days," he added.
No protests and rallies will be allowed in the state for next 15 days, said CM. The number of people at events like weddings would also be strictly monitored, he said.
The state government also notified that there are enough numbers of ICU beds available in the hospitals for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.