In Chhattisgarh, cases of corona infection are increasing steadily. More than 10 thousand six hundred new Covid positive patients have been identified in the state yesterday. With this, the total number of corona infected cases in Chhattisgarh has crossed the four lakh mark.
Yesterday 72 people died due to COVID. At present, 68,125 people are being treated in various hospitals or in home isolation in the state. In view of the current situation of corona infection, the total lockdown is being imposed in Raipur district from this evening.
In Raipur district of Chhattisgarh, the total lockdown will be imposed from 6 pm today. This lockdown will continue till the morning of April 19. During these 10 days, except for petrol pumps, medicine shops and LPG agencies, no other business establishment will be allowed to open. Government and private offices as well as banks will also remain closed during the lockdown. The borders of the district will be sealed for ten days. In view of the lockdown in Raipur district, people are rushing to the markets to buy essential commodities. To ensure the availability of essential goods to the people and also to prevent black marketing, the Raipur district administration has formed nine teams.
These teams are conducting surprise inspections in the shops. In view of increasing Corona infection, total lockdown will also be imposed in Rajnandgaon and Bemetara district of the state from tomorrow. Earlier, in the Durg district, the lockdown has already been imposed from April 6.
Meanwhile, the vaccination campaign in Chhattisgarh is also continuing vigorously. Till now more than thirty five lakh people have been vaccinated in the state.