Seal down only in 2 wards, don’t speculate: B’luru official (Ld)

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Bengaluru, April 10 (IANS) The seal down orders are limited to only two wards in Bengaluru to curb Covid-19 cases, said a civic body official on Friday, urging news channels to desist from speculation.

“Seal down orders are only in ward 134 Bapuji Nagar and Ward 135 Padarayanapura due to fresh cases and to contain the spread of Covid. Urge television channels to report facts and not speculate,” tweeted Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner B.H. Anil Kumar.
Earlier, Kumar announced the sealing of the two wards to contain the coronavirus spread.
“BBMP will completely seal Bapuji Nagar Ward 134 and Padarayanapura Ward 135 to prevent the spread of Covid after five fresh cases were reported,” he tweeted.
Following the sealing, Kumar said the civic body will supply all essentials to the residents of the two wards, besides banning all vehicular movement.