A lockdown was imposed in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara district on late Thursday night, whereas the same measure will probably 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 stated.
A 60-hour lockdown will probably be enforced in all cities of the state from 6 pm on Friday to six am on Monday, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan stated.
Nonetheless, important companies 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 stated.
Chhindwara, situated near Nagpur in Maharashtra, went right into a lockdown at eight pm on Thursday, they stated.
4 different districts – Ratlam, Betul, Katni and Khargone – additionally bordering Maharashtra, the worst COVID-19-hit state of the nation, may also face strict curbs, they stated.
Ratlam and Betul will probably 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 stated.
Apart from, curbs had been clamped in Shajapur districts city areas and so they stay in pressure until 6 am on April 10, they added.
Bhopal citys Kolar space will see curbs for 9 days from 6 pm on Friday. Apart from, state authorities places of work would work for 5 days per week from Monday to Friday until July 31.
In accordance with an order by extra chief secretary (residence) Rajesh Rajora, some restrictions will probably be in pressure until April 30. The order additional stated all city areas of the state will stay shut throughout nights (10 pm onwards) from April eight until April 30.
Nonetheless, important companies likeferrying items from different states, chemist and ration shops, hospitals, petrol pumps, banks, ATMs, milk and vegetable outlets will stay open in the course of the lockdown, the order stated.
The curbs is not going to influence the vaccination drive and different important works, it stated.