Lockdown in Madhya Pradesh : Amid rising cases of corona infection in Madhya Pradesh and fears of a new variant omecron, the government has taken precautionary measures, signaling a lockdown in the state if left unchecked. For now, only night curfew has been imposed.
The number of Corona patients in the state has increased in the last few days. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also admitted that three times as many patients have come forward in the state since the beginning of November. Therefore, along with taking precautionary measures, the cooperation of the people is also necessary.
According to Home Minister Dr Narutam Mishra, 32 new cases of Corona have been reported in the last 24 hours in the state, including 13 from Indore, seven from Bhopal and five from Jabalpur. At present, the total number of active cases in the state is 201, infection rate is 0.05% and recovery rate is 98.60%.
Addressing the people of the state, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has made it clear that stopping Corona is the first priority. That is why night curfew has been imposed. A curfew has been imposed for the period from 11pm to 5am. At the same time, the government is considering taking appropriate steps if necessary.
The state government has issued new guidelines in other states and in the adjoining states in view of the increasing number of positive and active cases of the Omicron variant of Code-19 and the fear of a third wave.
Dr. Rajesh Rajora, Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department, said that with the imposition of night curfew, people visiting cinema halls, multiplexes, theaters, gyms, coaching classes, swimming pools, clubs and stadiums and all the staff there. Both doses of the vaccine are mandatory. Only those over the age of 18 who have received both vaccinations will be allowed to enter.
The government has directed that all school, college, hostel principals, teachers, administrators, staff and students above the age of 18 years should be given both doses of the vaccine. According to the guidelines issued, both vaccines must be administered to all market place and mall vendors and shopkeepers at fairs. It will be the responsibility of the Market Association, Mall Management and Fair Convener to ensure that vendors who have not been vaccinated get both vaccinations.
The government seems to be tightening in this direction if the Corona guideline is followed in the state. That’s why code-related instructions, such as the use of masks, social distance, etc., are being emphasized. At the same time, those who do not wear masks will be fined according to the law.