COVID-19 lockdown: Madhya Pradesh will go for limited economic activity after April 14
Bhopal: After April 14, limited economic activities will be started in the state as per the guidelines of the Government of India. MNREGA works will also be started in districts where there is no infection.
This decision was taken after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan held a review meeting at Mantralaya (State Secretariat) and directed the officials to effectively implement the strategy of identification, isolation, testing and treatment to carry forward the fight against #COVID19 in the State.
At the meeting, it was pointed out that 564 infected areas of 22 infected districts of the state have been completely sealed. Orders have been issued to ensures no one moves out of the containment zone. There are strict instructions that monitoring should be done with drones and FIRs be registered against those violating orders. Also, there should be no shortage of essential commodities in any part of the state and the supply chain should not get broken anywhere. Special care should be taken of the hotspot areas, so that all the necessary items reach there. The corona sample collection is continuously increasing in the state.
On Chief Minister’s direct initiative even the pending samples have been rushed to a Delhi Lab by State aircraft for coronavirus testing.
Currently, 7 labs are functioning in the state for corona virus testing and 14 labs will be operational soon and 20 more will be built. In this way, there will be a total of 34 Corona Testing Labs in the state.
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