Mangaluru, Jul 19: In the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown imposed till July 23, streets in the Dakshina Kannada district here bore a deserted look today (Sunday) morning.
The state government had allowed relaxation hours between 8 am to 11 am in the week-long total shutdown. However today there was no relaxation.
All shops including those selling essential commodities were also seen closed in the district today. Besides, barricades were also seen stationed at different junctures on the road.
As per Karnataka's COVID-19 information portal, a total of 59,652 coronavirus cases have been reported in the state, including 36,631 active cases and 21,775 recoveries. So far, 1,240 people have died due to the infection in the state.
Dakshina Kannada so far recorded 3,311 covid-19 positive cases and 75 deaths.