There will be a lock down in Madhya Pradesh on SundayJuly 8, 2020
Bhopal: In view of increasing cases of Corona virus infection in Madhya Pradesh, the entire state will be locked down on Sunday. During this time only essential services will be allowed.
Home Minister Narottam Mishra gave this information in a statement. He said that now every Sunday there will be a lockdown in the entire Madhya Pradesh. This is being done under the Kiel Corona campaign in the state.
He said that the circumstances of Madhya Pradesh are changing with people coming from other states. For this reason, people coming to and from other states will be examined at the border.
During a meeting in Bhopal today, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has also said that the corona growth rate of the state has increased due to more cases of corona from some districts of the state, especially border districts in the last one week. Earlier, the corona growth rate in the state was 1.72, which has increased to 2.01. Ensure that masking and physical distancing are strictly followed in all districts. Public advisory should be issued in all border districts. Necessary restrictions should be imposed once a week in all districts.
The Chief Minister was reviewing the situation and arrangements in the state through video conferencing in the Ministry. Health Minister Narottam Mishra, Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains, DGP Vivek Johri, Additional Chief Secretary Health Dr. Mohammad Suleman etc. were present in the meeting.
Chief Secretary and DGP prepare the mechanism
Kill Corona campaign is being conducted in Madhya Pradesh. Survey of 42 percent population has been done. In this, one thousand 772 possible malaria and 29 dengue patients have been found. 583 corona positive surveys have appeared. The situation of Corona is under control in Madhya Pradesh, but the situation in the border districts is not good. Conditions have changed slightly due to movement in Morena, adjoining Dhaulpur in Rajasthan. Similarly, people have come to Barwani from Jalgaon in Maharashtra, which is changing the situation.
During the review of Barwani, Morena and other border districts, it was revealed that there are increasing cases of corona infection there. There are increasing infections in these districts due to increase in infection in other provinces across the border. On this, the Chief Minister directed the Chief Secretary and DGP to prepare a mechanism in this regard and issue a public advisory. We have to prevent corona infection from growing everywhere in the state.
Penalty if not sanitizer
Chauhan directed that use of masks has been made mandatory in the state. Similarly, it is necessary to have sanitizer in shopping malls, offices etc. Fines for not doing so. Physical distancing is to be followed at all places, otherwise action will be taken.
Good results of Kill Corona campaign
In the meeting, Suleman said that good results are coming out of Kill Corona campaign in the state. Earlier the testing capacity in the state was 6000 tests per day, which has reached 12104 due to this campaign. Samples taken under the Kill Corona campaign have a positive rate of 2.2 percent, which is a good sign.
Continuous improvement in the condition of Indore
A review of the Indore district found that the condition there is constantly improving. In Indore, the coronality rate has steadily decreased. Earlier this rate was up to 11 percent, which has now come down to 2.12 percent. There are currently 875 active cases in Indore and 3871 patients have gone home after recovering. The death rate in Indore has come down to less than one percent.