Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced that the state, which has been under lockdown since 27 April, will go for a phased unlocking process. The decision comes as the COVID-19 cases have been dipping in many Karnataka districts.
However, the existing lockdown rules will continue with no changes in districts with high test positivity rate (TPR) — Chikkamagaluru, Shivamogga, Davangere, Mysuru, Hassan, Chamarajanagar, Dakshina Kannada, Bengaluru Rural, Mandya, Belagavi and Kodagu.
In the 20 districts where the restrictions will be relaxed, including Bengaluru Urban and Udupi, a curfew will be in effect from 7 pm to 5 am from 14 June. The weekend curfew will also be in effect in these districts from 7 pm every Friday till 5 am every Sunday till further notice.
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