The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to impose Sunday lockdown in the cities of Vidisha, Ujjain, Gwalior, Narsinghpur and Saunsar. The Sunday lockdown is already in force in Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Betul, Chhindwara, Ratlam and Khargone.
AIR Correspondent reports that chief minister while reviewing covid situation in the state said that the government has adopted a three-pronged strategy taking all possible measures to check the spread of infection, ensuring best treatment of infected patients and to aim for vaccination of the entire state as quickly as possible.
Madhya Pradesh on Friday reported 2,091 fresh positive cases. Covid cases have doubled in the state in the last one week. The positivity rate for the last one week was 6.3 per cent, which is more than the national average.