The Madhya Pradesh authorities has placed municipality areas of Chhindwara territory and Ratlam metropolis nether lockdown, portion it volition travel into unit successful Betul territory and parts of Khargone from Friday nighttime to forestall the dispersed of coronavirus, officials said. The lockdown successful Chhindwara's municipality areas and Ratlam metropolis came into unit from 10 p.m. connected Thursday, which volition proceed till 6 americium connected April 5, they said.
The full Betul territory volition beryllium placed nether lockdown from 10 p.m. connected Friday and municipality areas of Khargone territory from 8 pm. The curbs determination volition proceed till 6 americium connected April 5, the officials said. Meanwhile, talking to reporters here, authorities Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan connected Friday said that abstracted teams of elder officials person been sent to these 4 districts to measure the coronavirus concern determination and supply assistance to the section medication successful the combat against the pandemic.
"In presumption of the spurt successful coronavirus cases successful Chhindwara, which shares borderline with Maharashtra, and to efficaciously power it, a three-day lockdown has been imposed successful the district," Chouhan said. The Sunday lockdown, which is already successful spot successful respective cities successful the state, volition proceed arsenic before, helium said.
Chouhan appealed to the radical of the authorities to observe festivals by remaining astatine location and added that nary rallies oregon accepted Gair (taken retired connected the juncture of Rangpanchmi) volition beryllium allowed to beryllium organised successful the state. He said that eligible persons should get themselves vaccinated against COVID-19.
Madhya Pradesh connected Thursday reported 2,546 coronavirus cases, which took its corruption tally to 2,98,057 and the fatality number has gone up to 3,998.