A lockdown was imposed in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara district on late Thursday night, whereas an analogous measure shall be enforced in 4 different districts from Friday and cities will observe a 60-hour lockdown this weekend to curb the COVID-19 unfold, officers mentioned.
A 60-hour lockdown shall be enforced in all cities of the state from 6 pm on Friday to 6 am on Monday, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan mentioned.
However, important providers will stay unaffected by the curbs. Damoh district, the place an meeting bypoll is due on April 17, has been stored out of the purview of the curbs. There the district returning officer will take a name on imposing curbs, the officers mentioned.
Chhindwara, positioned shut to Nagpur in Maharashtra, went right into a lockdown at 8 pm on Thursday, they mentioned.
Four different districts – Ratlam, Betul, Katni and Khargone – additionally bordering Maharashtra, the worst COVID-19-hit state of the nation, will even face strict curbs, they mentioned.
Ratlam and Betul shall be locked down for 9 days from 6 pm on Friday, whereas Khargone and Katni will see restrictions for seven days starting 9 pm and 6 pm respectively, from Friday, the officers mentioned.
Besides, curbs had been clamped in Shajapur districts city areas and so they stay in drive until 6 am on April 10, they added.
Bhopal citys Kolar space will see curbs for 9 days from 6 pm on Friday. Besides, state authorities places of work would work for 5 days every week from Monday to Friday until July 31.
According to an order by further chief secretary (residence) Rajesh Rajora, some restrictions shall be in drive until April 30. The order additional mentioned all city areas of the state will stay shut throughout nights (10 pm onwards) from April 8 until April 30.
However, important providers likeferrying items from different states, chemist and ration shops, hospitals, petrol pumps, banks, ATMs, milk and vegetable outlets will stay open throughout the lockdown, the order mentioned.
The curbs is not going to impression the vaccination drive and different important works, it mentioned.