COVID-19 lockdown: Special train from Delhi arrives at Bengaluru today

South India

The first passenger train from New Delhi arrived at Bengaluru city railway station on Thursday morning.


All the passengers were thermally screened after they deboarded the train.

As per the report, the BBMP has set up 10 counters at the Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru) railway station to process the passengers and take them to quarantine centres. 

Earlier, Bengaluru Urban Deputy Commissioner G N Shivamurthy had said they have booked 90 hotels in nearby areas, including Gandhinagar, Chickpet and Richmond Circle, enough to quarantine 4,200 people. 

According to the ANI report, several buses were seen parked outside Bengaluru city Railway station to transport passengers to hotel or institutional quarantine facilities. 

In Karnataka, 34 more people tested for COVID-19 on Wednesday, while the number of total cases has increased to 959.

Karnataka reported two more COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, one from Kalaburagi and another from Dakshina Kannada, taking the toll to 33.


Image: representative purpose ( Credit: India TV)


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