Karnataka govt pre-prepared to handle COVID-19: Health Minister

Amid the resurgence in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra and Kerala, Karnataka government were pre-prepared to handle the situation, said Health Minister K Sudhakar while speaking to mediapersons on March 19. "Seeing the surge (COVID-19 cases) in Maharashtra and Kerala, it was inevitable that it would happen here too hence we were pre-prepared to handle this. CM has given few more days to public to cooperate else we may hike fine on not wearing masks," said Health Minister Sudhakar.