Mangaluru: Increase in COVID-19 cases in Kerala has alarmed the Dakshina Kannada district administration.
Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner Sindhu B Roopesh has issued an order banning vehicle movement between Kasargod and Dakshina Kannada districts.
A good number of people travel between Dakshina Kannada and Kasargod district every day. But with six confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kasargod district, the Dakshina Kannada district administration has decided to take necessary precautions.
The DC has issued an order banning the vehicle movement from 2 pm of March 21 to midnight of March 31.
However, emergency vehicles and the commodities mentioned under the Essential Commodities Act 1955 can move only through Talapady Checkpost.
In the order, the DC has also banned movement of all the passenger at Mangaluru old port till March 31.