New Delhi: In view of the rising COVID-19 cases, Madhya Pradesh has decided to impose a night curfew in urban areas and will operate the government offices for five days every week.
While the night curfew will come in place from April 8 from 10 PM till 6 AM, the government offices will operate for five days for the next three months, announced Madhya Pradesh CMO.
The government has also announced a lockdown in urban areas of all districts every Sunday till further orders, and a lockdown in the entire Chhindwara district for the next seven days beginning from 8 pm on Thursday.
The decisions were taken in a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
The state had earlier announced the temporary suspension of bus operations with Chhattisgarh till April 15.
Madhya Pradesh witnessed 4,043 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, which took the state’s total COVID-19 tally to 3,18,014, of which, 26,059 are active cases.
Since March 31, Madhya Pradesh has recorded 22,503 fresh COVID-19 cases including 100 fatalities. The state has so far seen 4,086 deaths and 2,87,869 recoveries.