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Karnataka Govt To Punish Individuals Refusing COVID-19 Test

In order to contain the virus transmission, Karnataka government on October 6 announced that the state will take stringent actions against those who refuse to take COVID-19 test. The government has invoked the 'Epidemic Diseases Ordinance 2020', according to which, violators could be fined up to Rs 50,000 and imprisoned for upto three years. Reportedly, the move was taken after few primary contacts refused the undergo the COVID-19 test.

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 11:10 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

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