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Coronavirus shutdown: What is closed and what is open in Karnataka


Bengaluru, Mar 13: To contain the spread of COVID-19, all malls, cinema halls, pubs, exhibitions and summer camps in Bengaluru will be closed for a period of one week starting tomorrow.

Coronavirus shutdown: What is closed and what is open in Karnataka

The move comes a day after the country's first coronavirus death was reported from Kalaburagi in Karnataka.

In its bulletin regarding COVID-19, the state government said six samples were found positive for coronavirus, including the death of a 76-year-old man from Kalaburagi.

Coronavirus shutdown: What will remain closed in Karnataka

  • Schools have suspended classes for children up to standard 5.
  • SSLC exams to go as per schedule.
  • All universities will remain closed for a week.
  • All board exams and University exams to be conducted as per schedule.
  • Malls, theatres and clubs under lock down.
  • Public gatherings cancelled.
  • Engagement and wedding ceremonies banned.
  • Gym and swimming polls closed.
  • All kinds of exhibitions, conferences cancelled.

What will remain open

  • Government offices will be open.
  • Doctors and other health staff leaves cancelled.
  • IT, BT employees asked to do work from home.

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