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Karnataka - Task Force committee on COVID-19 submits report

Bengaluru, Apr 08(UNI) The state government appointed Task Force committee on COVID-19, headed by
renowned cardiologist, Dr Devi Shetty on Wednesday recommended to that all industries, including IT, BT and garment factories be allowed to function in Karnataka, but only at 50 per cent capacity after April 14.
The Chairman of the committee long with its members, met Chief minister B S Yediyurappa and Deputy Chief minister Dr Ashwatha Narayana and submitted its report. The committee however said that it did not favour allowing passenger carriers to function anytime soon.
The task force, also recommended keeping educational institutions closed till May end, but at the same time it
was in favor of online classes.
The other recommendations of the committee, included giving permission to 50 per cent construction workers to restart their work. However it strongly recommended against starting operations of all public transport including trains, buses and autos till April 30.
It also recommended allowing garments workers to help stitch PPE's which are in great demand at the moment.
It also suggested easing of restrictions in those districts, which have not reported any coronavirus cases and
to continue the lockdown in all the hotspots with strict imposition of quarantine measures.
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