Bengaluru, April 24, 2020: Karnataka State government on Thursday announced lockdown relaxations in green zones from April 24. With the relaxation, the non-banking finance companies will begin operations. While stationery shops, electrical shops, ice-cream, and juice shops can remain open.
Earlier on Thursday evening, a 75-year-old woman succumbed to COVID-19, taking Karnatakas coronavirus death toll to 18. The total number of positive cases in the southern state stands at 432.
Once among the worst affected state by COVID-19, Karnataka has now slipped to 12th positive in the state list of COVID-19 cases. The state had reported the first COVID-19 death in the month of March.