Mysuru, Mar 23: With the number of corona cases touching two in the city, the entire Mysure district has been locked down from Monday, Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G Sanker said here .
Addressing media here, Mr Sanker said that second COVID-19 case was reported in Mysuru.
He said action is being taken as directed by the state government. All commercial sales establishments will be stopped from today until March 31. Except for necessary commodities, all other shops will be closed. Only 50 per cent of the employees should work at a factories based on a rotation system. No employee should be removed from work considering this as an opportunity.
He said that IT-BT employees should work from home and private air conditioned vehicles are prohibited besides inter-state transportation is also suspdned. fruits, vegetables, ration , groceries, milk , fish and meat are allowed to be sold. government offices, Zilla Panchayat, Post Office, Electricity Board, Banks ATMs, Medical shops and hotels are allowed to provide only food parcel, he added.
Thirteen people who came in contact with a corona positive person are under observation, four of them are at high risk. ''We are collecting the details of those who travelled with him on the flight. Medical staff to are at high risk,'' they are facing risk while collecting blood samples. private taxi and two wheelers have stopped.
Superintendent of Police C B Rishyanth said strict action will be taken if people sit in groups , he announced high alert in the district and requested the public to cooperate . (UNI)