A lockdown shall be enforced in all cities of Madhya Pradesh from 6 pm on Friday to 6 am on Monday to verify the unfold of the coronavirus an infection, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan stated on Thursday.
Talking to reporters right here after chairing a gathering to evaluation the COVID-19 scenario in MP, Chouhan stated his authorities goals to improve the variety of beds for COVID-19 sufferers in the state to one lakh.
“A lockdown will be enforced in all cities of the state from 6 pm on Friday to 6 am on Monday,” Chouhan stated.
In the previous three weeks, the state authorities imposed lockdowns in Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur and Gwalior on Sundays and prolonged the curbs to another cities final Sunday.
Chouhan stated numerous disaster administration teams will maintain conferences to evaluation the scenario in cities the place there was a spurt in COVID-19 instances and can determine the plan of action to comprise it.
Besides rising the variety of beds for the viral an infection sufferers, the state authorities has additionally determined to arrange one COVID-19 care centre in every district, he stated.
There are complete 52 districts in MP. Private hospitals are additionally being roped in to improve variety of beds for COVID-19 sufferers, Chouhan stated.
On Wednesday, MP reported 4,043 new instances of coronavirus, taking its tally to 3,18,014, whereas 13 fatalities pushed the demise toll to 4,086, as per official information.
(With PTI inputs)