After months of enchancment within the state of affairs, the sudden spike within the variety of Coronavirus instances in a number of areas has turn into a reason for concern for a number of states inclduing Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Rajasthan.
As said by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), states like Kerala and Maharashtra are worst hit with 74 per cent of the lively Covid-19 instances at current. Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab and Jammu in Kashmir o the opposite hand proceed to witness a each day spike in coronavirus infections.
Here’s how states are tackling the COVID-19 surge:
Gujarat: As per the newest figures obtainable, as many as 315 contemporary instances of coronavirus have been reported within the final 24 hours in Gujarat. The demise toll rose to 4,406 whereas the full variety of infections within the state rose to 2,67,419.
Owing to the steep rise in Covid-19 instances, the Gujarat authorities on Monday swung into motion and guarded examine posts at Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh borders with the intention to display screen folks coming into the state. Apart from organising border examine posts on the entry level, the passengers arriving at main railway stations like Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot and Bhavnagar from totally different elements of the nation may even be screened.
Karnataka: Checks performed at Thalapady border for folks of Kerala coming into Dakshina Kannada; solely these with adverse RT-PCR take a look at certificates are being allowed. Karnataka govt has taken the choice that solely these with a adverse RT-PCR take a look at certificates will likely be allowed to enter Karnataka. DGP of Karnataka has assured that automobiles carrying important gadgets may very well be exempted from this requirement.
Maharashtra: Restrictions have been imposed in Buldhana metropolis, Chikahli, Khamgaon, Deulgaon Raja & Malkapur areas of Maharashtra’s Buldhana the place a lot of COVID instances have been recorded in previous couple of days. Essential providers will likely be permitted between eight am and three pm. Strict motion will likely be taken in opposition to individuals who would violate the rules. Home isolation isn’t permitted.
Meanwhile BMC officers penalise these flouting Covid-19 rule within the state. News company ANI quoted officers stating that 14,100 folks penalised on 21st February and a fantastic of Rs 28.20 Lakhs collected from them throughout face masks enforcement drive. A complete of 16,02,536 folks penalised until yesterday and a fantastic of Rs 32,41,14,800 collected from them in whole
Madhya Pradesh: Home Department asks collectors of Bhopal, Indore, Hoshangabad, Betul, Siwni, Chhindwara, Balaghat, Barwani, Khandwa, Khargone, Burhanpur, Alirajpur & districts bordering Maharashtra to convene assembly of district disaster administration committees over COVID-19.
Rajasthan: Witnessing spike within the variety of Coronavirus instances, the Rajasthan authorities has determined to impose Section 144 in Jodhpur until March 21. Moreover, a cap of 100 attendees has been made necessary for all public gatherings, together with weddings. According to the order issued by the Jodhpur Police, colleges and faculties have been allowed to operate.