The Karnataka government has closed the borders with Kerala as a precautionary measure in view of the ever increasing increase in Corona cases. In such a situation, with the increase in strictness on travelers going from Kerala, the problems of people going to different areas of Mangalore and Dakshina Kannada have increased once again.
The situation of Kovid-19 in Karnataka is not worrying right now, but as the state has shared the border with both Maharashtra and Kerala states, in states where Kovid-19 has abruptly taken pre-measures to avoid official restrictions There has been deterioration in the movement of people.
Many roads including national highways sealed
Long queues of trains were seen in the border areas since morning due to the sealing of many roads including the national highway. Kovid-19 Only those who have a certificate of non-infection are being allowed entry. On Monday, Karnataka reported 317 new infections with Bengaluru urban reporting including 181 cases. Bengaluru urban district topped the list of positive cases, with a total of 4,03,943, followed by Mysuru 53,941 and Ballari 39,221.
Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar has said that officials are trying to avoid a situation like Maharashtra. However, BBMP chief Manjunath Prasad had earlier said that lockdown would be the only option if people failed to maintain social distance.
Health and police personnel posted at the borders at Talapadi in Mangalore taluk, Saradaka in Bantwal, Netanige-Mudanuru in Puttur taluk and Jalsoor in Sullia are allowing people to enter Karnataka after verifying the certificates.
People in Kasaragod and surrounding areas in the northern part of Kerala have been visiting Mangalore in Karnataka for treatment for decades. The distance of Mangalore from different areas of Kasargod falls from 10 to 50 km while the nearest big hospital is in Kannur which is 100 km away.