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COVID-19 restrictions: Karnataka extends lockdown till June 14

It has been decided to extend the restrictions by a week following the recommendation of experts till June 14 morning, CM Yediyurappa told a press conference

The curbs are in effect since April 27 but from May 10, the Chief Minister announced a shutdown till May 24 morning The curbs are in effect since April 27 but from May 10, the Chief Minister announced a shutdown till May 24 morning

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Thursday announced extending lockdown for a week from June 7 to June 14 to contain the COVID-19 spread.

"We had earlier announced stringent restrictions from May 24 to June 7 to contain the spread of Coronavirus.

Though the infections have reduced, the spread of the disease is still on."

"It has been decided to extend the restrictions by a week following the recommendation of experts till June 14 morning," Yediyurappa told a press conference.

The curbs are in effect since April 27 but from May 10, the Chief Minister announced a shutdown till May 24 morning.

However, it was further extended till June 7.

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