Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister has introduced a lockdown for the weekend within the city areas of the state.
According to ANI, he introduced throughout a press convention, and was quoted as saying “In the wake of COVID-19 situation, there’ll be lockdown from 6 pm on Friday to 6 am on Monday in all urban areas of MP. For cities where cases have increased, appropriate action will be taken after meeting of crisis management group. We’re making containment areas in big cities”.
In view of the rising instances, the federal government has determined to shut all hostels within the state capital Bhopal indefinitely.
Bhopal District Collector Avinash Lavania has directed the hostel superintendents of the federal government faculties to maintain the departmental hostels closed until additional orders for the prevention of coronavirus infections. Earlier, the Additional Chief Secretary of the Home Department had instructed to discontinue instructing and othe educational actions in all the colleges and faculties of Bhopal until April 15. He had additionally instructed that each one undergraduate and postgraduate examinations for the tutorial yr 2020-21 can be held within the months of May and June, reported IANS.
As per knowledge up to date by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday, the nation in previous 24 hours reported a report single-day spike of 1,26,789 new COVID-19 instances, pushing the tally to 1,29,28,574. Madhya Pradesh can also be one of many main contributors to the caseload together with Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh. There are about 26059 registered lively instances in Madhya Pradesh based on the MOHFW web site.
In Chhattisgarh greater than 10,000 instances have been reported in final 24 hours, there are 58,883 lively instances within the state & 53 folks have died in final 24 hours.
Earlier this week, the central authorities mentioned that the depth of the coronavirus pandemic has elevated in India. As per the union well being ministry, Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh are the reason for most concern.
The nation’s restoration price has additional dropped to 91.67 per cent. The knowledge said that quantity of people that have recuperated from the illness surged to 1,18,51,393, whereas the case fatality price has additional dropped to 1.29 per cent.