Chennai, Mar 26 (PTI): Highlights from the Southern region at 5.15 pm.

MDS2 PD-VIRUS-MLA BOOKED Cong MLA in Pondy booked for alleged violation of lockdown rules Puducherry: A ruling Congress legislator in Puducherry has been booked for allegedly violating lokcdown rules and distributing dole to people at a village here, Lt Governor Kiran Bedi said.

MDS1 KA-VIRUS-SUICIDE Covid-19 doubts: Man ends life in Karnataka Mangaluru: A 56-year old man, who suspected he had contracted the coronavirus infection, ended his life in Udupi district, police sources said.

MDS8 KL-VIRUS-MIGRANT WORKERS Migrant workers say lockdown has made life difficult for them Thiruvananthapuram: As the nation-wide lockdown entered the third day, life for migrant workers in various parts of Kerala, with no wages, is an uphill task.

MDS15 TL-VIRUS-POSITIVE CASES Doctor couple among three test positive for coronavirus in T'gana, total rises to 44 Hyderabad: A doctor couple are among the three persons who tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 44.

MDS14 KA-LD VIRUS Second coronavirus death in Karnataka Bengaluru: A 70-year old woman, who became the second COVID-19 related fatality from Karnataka, is among four new positive cases of coronavirus confirmed in the state, taking the total number of the affected to 55, the health department said on Thursday. PTI PTI SS SS PTI PTI PTI