CoronaVirus is ripping apart the economy and normal livelihood of millions across the globe. Hugely populous India is beginning to face the brunt of Level 2 and 3 transmission of the virus in the country. There has been a significant surge in the total count which mounts to 197, including four deaths. The major regions affected are Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Delhi NCR Region and Rajasthan.
While the state governments brace for the worst, the Government of Karnataka has taken some proactive measures like shutting down malls, theaters, mass gathering events, weddings and schools. This order came into effect from the 15th of March 2020.
Total Coronavirus Cases in Karnataka
Karnataka’s total count has risen up to 14 as of 19th March 2020, 19:00 Hrs IST.
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Following the spurt in cases, Bangalore prepares for a potential lockdown and it is expected that a lot of restrictions will come into picture in the upcoming days. A lot of employees are working from home in Bangalore and it is expected that the guidelines for restriction will extend further.
Karnataka Health Department Additional Helpline Number
Karnataka Health Department has activated another helpline for Covid-19 related queries. The number is 080-46848600. This is apart from the current state helpline which is 104. The national helpline for Coronavirus related issues/queries is 1075
The Karnataka Health Dept. has activated another Helpline for queries on #Covid19.
The number is ?080-46848600.
— PIB in Karnataka ?? #StayHome #StaySafe (@PIBBengaluru) March 19, 2020