New Delhi: Some other states, including Karnataka, Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, have re-imposed lockdown on Saturday for various periods due to Coronavirus cases rising rapidly. has announced. The lockdown has been implemented regionally in most states keeping in view new cases of infection.
Shops and business establishments will remain closed during the lockdown. However, establishments that supply essential commodities will remain open. People have been told to stay inside the houses and not to leave the houses unless it is very important. The Karnataka government on Saturday announced a complete lockdown of one week from July 14 in Bengaluru city and rural areas as the state of Covid-19 cases rose sharply.
Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa said in a statement that on the basis of the advice of experts as the number of cases of Covid-19 in the state is increasing every day, in Bengaluru city and Bengaluru rural on July 14, Tuesday night from 8 am to 22 July at 5 am Full lockdown of the week will continue. According to the statement, hospital facilities, grocery, milk, vegetables, medicines and other essential items of daily use will be available during this period. It was told that the already scheduled medical examination will also be conducted.
In Assam, the ongoing lockdown in Kamrup Metropolitan District has been extended for a week from July 12. Guwahati city also comes in this area. Assam Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna said that the 14-day lockdown in the district was to end at 6 pm on Sunday. But the lockdown in the capital region of Arunachal Pradesh has been extended for another week. This step was taken to increase the number of cases of Covid-19 in the area.
State Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar said that in a meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Pema Khandu, it was decided to extend the complete lockdown in the capital region for another week, till July 20 morning by five. A lockdown of three days has been implemented in Kashipur in Udham Singh Nagar district in Uttarakhand from Saturday. Out of the total 68 cases reported on Friday in the state, 41 cases are from this district.
Jammu and Kashmir
A strict lockdown was implemented on Saturday in several parts after an increase in cases of coronavirus infection in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. Officials said that the entire Rajouri city and its adjoining areas have been sealed and people have been asked to stay in their houses so that the speed of infection can be reduced.
Let us tell you that in the Rajouri district falling in Jammu region, the maximum 51 cases of infection with coronavirus have been reported in a day on Friday. In the district
So far, a total of 240 people have been found infected with the virus, of which one patient has died. The infected include 171 people from outside. So far 88 people have been cured.
A lockdown has been implemented for 10 days in Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad and some other parts of the district of Maharashtra, which will start from 13 July. In this connection, the decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar. In Pune district, 1,598 new cases have been reported in 24 hours and the total number of infection cases has increased to 35,997. At the same time, the death toll from this has crossed the 1,000 marks. Apart from this, the lockdown was extended till 19 July in the Navi Mumbai Municipal Body area.
Nagaland has also decided to extend the lockdown implemented in the state till 31 July. It was to end on 16 July. Planning and coordination
Minister Neba Karonu gave this information. The Meghalaya government on Monday launched a two-day full lockdown in the capital, Shillong. Chief Minister Konrad K Sangma said that a decision has been taken in this regard to stop the spread of Covid-19.
In West Bengal, a lockdown was imposed for seven days on Thursday in the unoccupied areas of the state. Shops, business establishments, etc. in the state remained closed on Saturday after the Uttar Pradesh government imposed lockdown-like restrictions to prevent the spread of Coronavirus infection. The government had said on Thursday that restrictions such as lockdown would remain in force from ten o’clock on Friday night to five o’clock in the morning of Monday, however, during this period, an exemption for essential services would continue and religious places would remain open.