Shivamogga: For the first time in the district of Ninbe crossed a thousand borders. The entire lockdown is being implemented in the city on Thursdays, Friday, Saturdays and Sundays, said Minister of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj K. S. Eshwarappa.
Speaking at a news conference, he said that the entire city will be on complete lockdown for four days as the industries in the district, wholesale sale grocery dealers and Gandhi Bazar businessmen have consented for the same.
The rest of the day will go on as usual. Today you are allowed to buy the necessary items for four days. As APMC will not function, groceries should be purchased from shops near your homes, he instructed the public.
50% of government offices will be open. Steps have been taken to increase treatment. Bed is available in a private hospital. Lodges of isolation cases are arranged.
We have arranged for providing as many beds as possible from existing beds. Saturday and Sunday is a two day holiday. Only for next two days government offices will function, however the industries will remain closed, he added.