Weekend lockdown imposed in all cities of Madhya Pradesh, containment zones return
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Weekend lockdown imposed in all cities of Madhya Pradesh, containment zones return


In wake of rising COVID-19 cases, the Madhya Pradesh government has announced a total lockdown in all urban areas of the state from 6 pm on Friday till 6 am on Monday.
State Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan informed that the administration is also building containment zones in major cities.
The CM informed that Constant Crisis Management Group meetings are being held. “My intention has never been to lockdown, but to control the situation, it is compulsory to implement it at a small level,” Shivraj said.
The CM said that the number of beds in the hospitals of the state will be increased to 1 lakh. “We have tied up with Bhilai Steel Plant and have started getting additional oxygen,” he added. The Chief Minister said that there is no oxygen crisis in Madhya Pradesh.
He told that the government is procuring Remedesivir Injection, affirming that there is no shortage of medicines in hospitals. The CM has appealed to the people that people’s support is needed to deal with the coronavirus crisis. “This is a test, be restrained, be patient. We will fight and win,” he urged.
There will be a discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening at 6.30 pm and will once again speak to the Collector, SP of all the districts, hed informed.


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