Madhya Pradesh Lockdown Extension News: Amid surge in Coronavirus cases in some districts of Madhya Pradesh in the past one week, the state government has decided to enforce a complete lockdown across the state on Sundays. A public advisory in this regard will be issued tomorrow. Further, in a new initiative, the police will provide face mask if any person is found on streets without it on payment of its cost.
Besides, the government also decided to increase vigil in border districts, claiming the spike in coronavirus cases has been caused due to entry of people from adjoining states.
“Mostly border districts are affected (now ) as we have successfully controlled the COVID-19 spread in cities like Indore and Ujjain. Also Read – Mask Parottas: Tamil Nadu Restaurant Steps up Game to Create COVID-19 Awareness, Makes Edible Parottas Shaped Like Face Masks
“So, we decided for a complete lockdown on Sundays across Madhya Pradesh.
“A public advisory would be issued in this regard tomorrow (Thursday),” Minister for Health Narottam Mishra told reporters in the evening after a coronavirus review meeting.
He described the COVID-19 situation in border districts as bad.