#ISupportCoastalCurfew: Mangalureans pitch for self-imposed curfew in coastal region

04:58 PM Jul 09, 2020 | Team Udayavani |
Mangaluru: As the number of cases is increasing in the state day by day, the people of Dakshina Kannada have come together to fight the virus and started #ISupportCoastalCurfew campaign. The Self-lockdown campaign that started on Twitter has evoked a good response and many people have to retweeted the same in support. Here are some of the tweets in support to self-imposed curfew Meanwhile, merchants under Bajpe have voluntarily decided to close down business from 2 pm every day from July 8 to 22. Self- lockdown is continuing in the Ullal area. The Urwa Market in the city and Pakshikere are also under self-imposed lockdown. As many as 183 tested positive on Wednesday, July 8 out of which five have returned from Saudi, Muscat, and Dubai, one each from Bengaluru and Maharashtra, 25 are diagnosed with influenza-like illness (ILI), four are diagnosed with a severe acute respiratory illness (SARI) and 65 are primary and secondary contacts of earlier patients. Contact tracing process of 54 patients is on, 22 are random samples and 5 pre-surgery samples.

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