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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


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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