New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh government is contemplating a lockdown in 2-3 cities on Sunday amid rising COVID-19 cases. Home Minister of Madhya Pradesh Narottam Mishra said that 300-400 COVID-19 cases are coming up daily in Indore and Bhopal and urged people to fold hands and follow the guidelines set by the government to stop the spread of the virus. .
He said, “If matters escalate at this pace, we will soon return to a situation that will be more dangerous than before.” I urge people to follow all guidelines with folded hands. ”
Shivraj Chauhan launches ‘Mera Mask Mera Suraksha’ campaign
On Tuesday, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan launched a campaign ‘Mera Mask Meri Suraksha’ with the aim of raising awareness about COVID-19 in Bhopal. They made shells in front of shops to ensure social distancing in the markets.
He said, “I appeal everyone to wear face masks. The government will also try to distribute masks. I have asked women, self-help groups to stitch masks on a war footing. I hope we do not let the situation deteriorate.” Will give.
Lockdown in Indore, Bhopal and Jabalpur
In view of increasing cases, lockdown has been done in Indore, Bhopal and Jabalpur. In Indore, 477 COVID-19 cases were registered on Tuesday.
In the past few weeks, India has seen a sharp rise in the number of corona virus cases, with 40,715 new cases and 199 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health on Tuesday.
Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh and Tamil Nadu collectively are contributing 80.90 percent in 40,715 cases.
Currently there are 8,592 active COVID-19 cases in the state. The ministry said that 2,64,575 patients have recovered from the disease so far, while 3,908 people have died.
To prevent the spread of COVID19, the center announced on Tuesday that the vaccine would be made available to everyone over 45 years of age from 1 April.