Yediyurappa urges people to support Karnataka government to control COVID-19 spread



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May 11, 2021 16:28 First

Bangalore (Karnataka) [India]May 11 (ANI): Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday urged people to support the Karnataka government in controlling the COVID-19 spread in the state.
“Covid is coming under control from tomorrow. If people will support us, it will be helpful. COVID-19 cases are more in Karnataka, death cases have also exceeded our expectation. Against this background, we have imposed strict restrictions. have been installed.” People can buy whatever they want from 6 am to 10 am. I request people to cooperate with us to control COVID-19,” Yediyurappa told ANI.
The Chief Minister also mentioned that Union Home Minister Amit Shah has assured us of all assistance to the state government amid the COVID-19 crisis.
“In the morning we have got 120 metric tonnes of oxygen in the ‘Oxygen Express’. If this happens then there will be no problem. I am in touch with the Sangh leaders. I personally spoke to the Prime Minister. Basavaraj Bommai and the Home Minister, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and assured us of all help.
“We haven’t thought of any specific package, let COVID-19 come under control, we will think about it later,” he said.
Earlier, the first “Oxygen Express” for Karnataka, carrying 120 metric tonnes (MT) of liquid medical oxygen, reached the city this morning.
Karnataka reported 39,305 COVID-19 cases and 596 deaths on Monday, the health department said. The state conducted 1.24 lakh tests on Monday. The cumulative caseload reached 19,73,683, including 19,372 deaths. At present, there are 5,71,006 active cases, while 32,188 people have been discharged, taking the cumulative recoveries to 13,83,285. (ANI)

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