10 Chhattisgarh Districts Under Lockdown, Capital Raipur Containment Zone

Chhattisgarh now has 37,853 energetic circumstances, a state official stated.


Ten districts in Chhattisgarh, together with state capital Raipur, have been put underneath lockdown from as we speak amid spike in COVID-19 circumstances in these districts. The state capital — which has been reporting 900-1,000 every day circumstances — has been declared a containment zone.

Aside from Raipur, 9 different districts together with Jashpur, Baloda Bazaar, Janjgir-Champa, Durg, Bhilai, Dhamtari, Bilaspur,  Bilaspur, will stay underneath lockdown until September 28, in line with the federal government order.

Raipur, which is among the many worst-hit districts, has been reporting a excessive variety of infections.

“Raipur district has to this point reported over 26,000 COVID-19 circumstances and 900-1000 circumstances are being recorded every day. To interrupt the chain of transmission, it has change into essential to declare your entire district a containment zone. Inter-district borders in Raipur will stay sealed throughout this period,” the order issued by Raipur Collector S Bharathi Dasan stated.

All Central, state and semi authorities in addition to personal workplaces will stay closed, although authorities employees engaged in prevention and management of COVID-19 will proceed to work as earlier, it stated. No public assembly or rally will likely be allowed throughout the interval, it stated.

“All retailers and business institutions, together with grocery retailers will likely be closed. Medical retailers will likely be allowed to stay open whereas residence deliveries of medicines will likely be given precedence. Milk retailers will likely be open from 6am to 8am after which 5pm to six:30pm,” an official stated.

Petrol pumps will present gasoline solely to authorities autos, personal autos engaged in medical emergency and ambulances.

LPG cylinder distributors are allowed to take orders solely by way of phone and supply residence supply.

Important providers, like well being, electrical energy and water provide, sanitation works and emergency providers have been saved out of the purview of restrictions, and people needing to maneuver out of the district will want an e-pass, an official stated.

On Sunday, Chhattisgarh reported 1,949 new circumstances and 13 deaths, taking the statewide depend to 86,183 and whole  variety of lifeless to 677.

The state now has 37,853 energetic circumstances, a state official stated.

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