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Complete lockdown announced in Mangalore, Dakshina Kannada district.

Mangalore was on total lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Mangalore was on total lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19.The Karnataka state government imposed the first Sunday lockdown in Mangalore on July 5, 2020. The metal barricades blocked the roads, and those with only valid reasons were allowed to move, apart from heath and civic workers. Police were deployed at Mahaveer (Pumpwell), Nandthoor, Ambedkar (Jyothi) Circles, Clock Tower, Jeppinamogaru near Town Hall, and several other points to ensure that the citizens followed the strict rules. Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner Sindhu B Rupesh stated that only dairy, hospitals, and medical stores were open during the day. She also urged people to cooperate with the district administration and to remain indoors.

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