In the final 24 hours, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh recorded the very best variety of Covid-19 infections, contributing to India’s single-day rise of 81,466 Covid-19 instances — the very best in six months. With this regular spike, the query of imposing recent restrictions turns into imminent. Some state governments have already began responding to the scenario.

Fresh restrictions have been introduced in these areas:


Chhattisgarh on Thursday reported 4,617 recent infections in its highest single-day spike because the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020 March. Raipur and Durg are the worst-hit districts with 1,327 and 996 new instances, respectively — within the final 24 hours.

> Durg district administration has introduced an entire lockdown within the district from April 6 to 14.

> There is a strict night time curfew order in a lot of Chhattisgarh districts, together with Raipur. This was imposed in March. Under these, all retailers are allowed to operate between 6am to 9pm, whereas eating places, dhabas, accommodations can stay open between 8am and 10pm.

> Chhattisgarh secretariat and directorate workplaces have been instructed to operate with 50 per cent workers energy, as many authorities workers contracted the an infection up to now few days.

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Thursday directed district authorities to resolve on imposing lockdowns, following which the Durg administration introduced the recent restrictions on Friday.


All districts of Maharashtra have already been positioned underneath an evening curfew until April 15.

Pune district, which has 64,599 energetic Covid-19 instances, the very best within the nation at current, has on Friday ordered all bars, accommodations and eating places to stay closed for seven days, ranging from tomorrow.

There will probably be a 12-hour night time curfew in Pune from April 3, 6pm.

Pune district has additionally prohibited the gathering of greater than 5 individuals.

In Nagpur, which was underneath lockdown until March 31, restrictions have been withdrawn and Maharashtra’s Aurangabad district has taken again a lockdown resolution lately.

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is more likely to announce stricter curbs on Friday.

Madhya Pradesh

Chhindwara, Ratlam, Betul and elements of Khargone districts in Madhya Pradesh have been put underneath lockdown, which can begin from Friday night time. The restrictions will probably be in place until April 5, information company PTI reported. Sunday lockdown in 12 cities, together with Gwalior, Ujjain, Vidisha, Narsinghpur, Sausar (Chhindwara district), Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Betul, Ratlam, Chhindwara and Khargone will proceed as earlier than.

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