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No lockdown in Bengaluru, improving economy is priority: CM Yediyurappa

As of Thursday evening, a total of 1,791 Covid-19 cases, including 78 deaths and 505 discharges, had been reported in the city

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Press Trust of India Bengaluru
All efforts would be made to control the spread of coronavirus in the city and there will be no fresh lockdown, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday said, asserting that improving economic situation of the state is also equally important.
Though the state capital was considered a model for the entire country in Covid-19 management and has seen a spike in cases during the last few days, the pandemic can be controlled if everyone cooperated, he said.
His remarks come a day after Revenue Minister R Ashoka said Bengaluru is still 'safe' compared to the Covid-19 situation in other cities and

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First Published: Jun 26 2020 | 2:16 PM IST

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