Section 144 in Karnataka's Kalaburagi extended till May 7

South India

In a bid to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the restrictions imposed in Kalaburagi district of Karnataka have been extended till May 7 


As per the report, there are no restrictions on the movement of people rendering essential services.

"The imposition of Section 144 Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) has been extended till May 7, 2020. There is no restriction on the movement of people rendering or availing essential services," Deputy Commissioner Sharat B said.

According to officials, at least 52 coronavirus cases have been reported from the district, out of which seven have been discharged and five have lost their lives.

According to data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, three new coronavirus cases were reported as of 8:00 AM on April 30 in Karnataka.

This brings the total reported cases of coronavirus in Karnataka to 535. Among the total people infected as on date, 216 have recovered and 21 have passed away.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday, the total number of coronavirus patients in the country has surged to 33,050.

Meanwhile, the number of deaths due to coronavirus in the country breached the 1,000 mark and stood at 1074.

The total number of active cases in the country is 23,651. Meanwhile 8,325 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.

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