• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Only God can save us: Karnataka Health Minister amid COVID-19 surge

|

Bengaluru, July 16: Karnataka Health minister B Sriramulu, on Wednesday said on a note of despair over the surge of cases, "only God can save us".

Sriramulu, who heads the state's Covid-19 task force, appeared to be responding to criticism about the state's handling of the pandemic, saying stopping the spread was "not in anybody's hands".

Only God can save us: Karnataka Health Minister amid COVID-19 surge

The southern state's caseload is approaching 50,000 while the number of deaths is past 900.

AP issues new quarantine guidelines for COVID-19; Labels Telangana, Karnataka as 'high-risk'

In a recent time, Karnataka has reported the third-highest spike.

Speaking to reporters in Chitradurga district, his constituency, the minister said, "Only God can save us from Coronavirus and we have to bring in caution on our own."

"Worldwide the number of Corona cases is increasing. All of us should be alert. Cases in the state I am sure one hundred per cent, will only go up in the next two months," he added.

    Bihar bridge collapse: Rs 263 crores washed away in 29 days, who is responsible? | Oneindia News

    The B S Yediyurappa-led state government has imposed a week-long lockdown in its capital Bengaluru to contain the spread of the virus as the metro city leads the COVID spike in the state.

    The state which was earlier lauded for keeping a check on the rise in cases, has recently seen the situation rapidly slip out of its grip.

    Bengaluru lockdown: Over 30,000 people leave city; rush at grocery stores and liquor shops

    The state has crossed Gujarat in the case of the affected people by the virus.

    Karnataka now has over 47,000 cases following more than 900 death. Bengaluru has so far reported 20,969 COVID-19 positive cases of which 15,599 are active.

    For Daily Alerts
    Get Instant News Updates
    Enable
    x
    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Done
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more