Bengaluru lockdown news: Today’s updates from your city | Bengaluru News – Times of India
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Amid prevalent chaos and uncertainty over access to the essential services and commodities during the lockdown, we bring you the latest updates from your city.
*Appeal to Bengalureans: Don’t step out for Eid shopping
With Eid around the corner, several Muslim community leaders have asked people not to venture out for shopping though curbs on movement have been eased.
*Hotels and restaurants across the state may be soon allowed to open for business and serve customers on the premises, instead of only providing takeaways or home delivery.
* Update at 9.33am: Death toll due to Covid-19 rises to 3,303; cases climb to 1,06,750, reports PTI quoting Union health ministry
* Southern Star, an iconic hotel which hosted Bollywood greats, industry leaders and literary giants for more than three decades besides being a landmark in Mysuru, on Tuesday announced it was suspending its operations “indefinitely” citing losses arising out of Covid-19 crisis.
*The Karnataka government on Tuesday said tennis courts and golf courses across the state can reopen from Wednesday
*Thousands of migrant workers without a job for more than two months have not been getting food supplies as lawmakers have allegedly hijacked the government ration kits to distribute them among the local people.
*With the mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine for returnees from other states turning out to be a logistical nightmare, the Karnataka government is contemplating reintroduction of home quarantine for asymptomatic returnees.
*With most lockdown restrictions eased, Bengaluru was wary even as life returned to normal on Tuesday. Morning walkers queued up before Lalbagh and Cubbon Park, among other lung spaces, in the city, adhering to socialdistancing norms and sanitizing their hands at the gates.