CM Yedurappa on saturday announced that the state needs 100% lockdown for the next 10 days. Strict action would be taken against the people roaming around in the state unnecessarily. He also added to his statement that the state will be bringing in ventilators as soon as possible. Yedurappa told that till now the state didnt require Ventilators.
The Yedurappa led govt said that they have placed order for more than 1700 ventilators along with 18.3 lakhs of N95 masks. The state is doing its best for precautions. He told the people need not worry about the Supply chains as the state has enough stocks available. The state will also be taking care of the migrants and the labours.
The government has set a taskforce of ministers, 17 committees under additional chief secretaries, several helplines and a war room to fight the pandemic and they are all working round the clock, the govt asked cooperation from the people. People are still seen crowding at the markets and the govt is said to double the rules and regulations for the next 10 days.