Hike in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra before Holi, Night curfew imposed in Maharashtra while school-colleges closed in Himachal
The second wave of Covid-19 pandemic is taking deadly form in the country. New cases of infection are increasing rapidly. The total number of positive cases has crossed 1.19 crore after the arrival of more than 62 thousand new cases of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours. After four months, the active cases have crossed 4.5 lakhs. Before Holi, cases are increasing rapidly in five states of the country – Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat. Considering the rising cases of Covid-19, the Maharashtra government has ordered a night curfew in the state from March 28. Madhya Pradesh has announced a lockdown in 5 more cities on Sunday. At the same time, all educational institutions in Himachal Pradesh will remain closed till April 4.
Explosive speed in five states
The Ministry of Health informed that the infection is increasing rapidly in the five states of the country. 80 percent of the new cases are from only six states Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Gujarat. However, during this period, no one has died due to Covid-19 in 14 states and union territories, including Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Odisha and Puducherry.
Night curfew in Maharashtra from tomorrow
After reviewing the situation of Covid-19, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has ordered a night curfew in the state from March 28. There will be a curfew from eight o’clock in the night to seven in the morning. The Chief Minister has also warned the people that if they do not follow the rules of Corona, the restrictions will be further tightened. In Maharashtra, 36,902 new cases of corona have been reported and 112 people have died.
Lockdown in five more cities of Madhya Pradesh
In Madhya Pradesh too, the pace of increasing Covid-19 cases is high. The number of Covid-19 infections found daily has increased threefold. In view of the increasing case of infection, the state government has announced new sanctions. Now Vidisha, Ujjain, Gwalior, Narsinghpur and Sonsar will also have Sunday’s lockdown. Earlier, lockdowns were imposed in Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Betul, Chhindwara, Khargone and Ratlam on Sunday. Any celebrations, processions and mass celebrations have been banned for the festival. Holi is on 29 March, during which all offices and business institutions will be closed.
There will not be a lockdown in Delhi
Coronavirus cases are increasing in the capital Delhi. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has said that there is no possibility of a lockdown at the moment. Even before the lockdown was imposed, the Covid-19 cases did not stop increasing. So I don’t think lockdown is the solution. To prevent this, we have increased the testing. 85,000-90,000 tests are being done every day.
School closed in Himachal till 4 April
In view of Covid-19, Himachal CM Jairam Thakur has announced the closure of all educational institutions in the state till April 4. Apart from this, social, religious and cultural programs have also been banned in the state. Only 200 percent of the open capacity programs and 50 percent of the recent capacity will be able to participate in the closed-door programs.
The central team will visit Chhattisgarh
In view of the increasing case of Covid-19 in Chhattisgarh, the Central Government has shown seriousness. The Center’s team will visit the state and investigate the sudden rise of Covid-19 cases. The team will take reports of deaths and infections in the state and will also inform the state government about rescue measures.