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Nation Current Affairs 28 Mar 2020 Karnataka corona upd ...

Karnataka corona updates: 10 more positives take count to 74

Published Mar 28, 2020, 4:08 pm IST
Updated Mar 28, 2020, 11:08 pm IST
In other developments: Indira Canteens are revived, and corona count up by 10
Social distance markers are being seen everywhere in Bengaluru. (DC Photo: Satish B.)
 Social distance markers are being seen everywhere in Bengaluru. (DC Photo: Satish B.)

Pinarayi irked by Karnataka's border closure
Irked by Karnataka sealing it's border, Kerala chief minister Piranayi Vijayan has written to prime minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention to ensure free movement between the two states.
Former Speaker and Madikeri MLA K G Bopaiah said that Kerala patients were being brought to Karnataka as the medical facility was bad there.

A day after a Covid-19 positive person died at the District Hospital in Tumakuru, his home town Sira was completely shut down, with only essential commodities allowed in.


Home town of Covid-19 victim put under high alert

A day after a man from Sira died of Covid-19 infection, the whole town has been locked down. Nineteen members of his family and two maid servants have been kept under medical supervision. Medics are going from house to house in the neighbourhood asking whether anyone has corona symptoms.

Indira Canteens revived to serve homeless
The Bengaluru civic authority BBMP has revived the Indira Canteens to provide food for homeless people and migrant workers. Measures have been taken to maintain social distance and meals will be served three times a day.

Passenger tests positive
A person who had travelled from Bengaluru to Mangaluru on March 31 in a KSRTC bus has tested positive for COVID-19.

Ten more positives in Karnataka
With 10 more lab reports testing positive, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Karnataka has gone up to 74.

Quarantine in the lap of nature

A group of youngsters of Markal village in Chikkamagaluru district have set up camp in the forest as a way to stay out of reach of the Covid-19 virus. They packed food and groceries sufficient for a fortnight and are camping deep in the jungle, where virus carriers presumably would not venture.

Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru