Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner Ok.V. Rajendra stated on Saturday that locations of worship within the district won’t be reopened for devotees not less than for an additional two weeks.
If anyone drove automobiles for visiting temples like Dharmasthala Manjunatha, Kukke Subrahmanya, and different locations, such automobiles shall be seized and instances shall be booked towards them.
The temple managements must also ask devotees to return if they’re from faraway locations. Extra test posts shall be arrange in locations like Charmadi on the Chikkamagaluru-Mangaluru nationwide freeway and Periyashanthi on the Mangaluru-Bengaluru Nationwide Freeway to curb the motion of such automobiles.
Addressing presspersons just about, Dr. Rajendra stated that the district administration will take a name on stress-free the lockdown situations on Monday based mostly on the instructions from the federal government. If the federal government agrees, the situations might be relaxed in a phased method.
He stated that the positivity price in all taluks in Dakshina Kannada, besides in Belthangady, stood at 6 %. In Belthnagady taluk it was at 12 %.
Dr. Rajendra stated that the positivity price in the whole district has dropped from 18 % every week in the past to beneath 9 % now. The administration has elevated the pattern exams. For instance, 59,818 samples had been examined in every week from June 12 to June 18.
The Deputy Commissioner stated that of 6,931 energetic instances within the district as of Friday, 836 sufferers (12 %) have been in hosptials and 5,646 sufferers (81%) have been below residence isolation and therapy. There have been 449 sufferers in COVID Care Centres. The case fatality ratio was at 1.17 %.
Stating that the unfold of COVID-19 is below management within the district, he stated that individuals needn’t be apprehensive unnecessarily. However all ought to cooperate to comprise its unfold by following COVID-19 acceptable behaviour.