Seven-Day Lockdown Declared In Raipur From July 22

A number of actions will probably be restricted throughout July 22 to July 28 midnight, the official mentioned.


A seven-day lockdown will probably be enforced in municipal limits of Raipur and Birgaon starting July 22 in view of the rising variety of COVID-19 instances, an official mentioned on Sunday.

All the space underneath Raipur Municipal Company (RMC) and Birgaon Municipal Company (BMC) in Raipur district has been declared as containment zones, collector S Bharathi Dasan mentioned in an order.

A number of actions will probably be restricted throughout July 22 to July 28 midnight, the official mentioned.

Chhattisgarh has to this point recorded 5,407 COVID-19 instances and the quantity is growing daily, he mentioned.

“In Raipur district, 1,172 constructive instances have been registered until date, of which greater than 950 instances have been reported within the final one month solely,” he mentioned.

As on date, over 200 containment zones have been recognized in Raipur and Birgaon municipal company areas, of which, 165 containment zones are nonetheless lively. Nevertheless, instances are nonetheless rising steadily in these two city areas, he mentioned.

All authorities, semi-government and personal places of work will stay closed throughout the lockdown.

“Officers and staff will probably be working from dwelling,” he mentioned, including that every one public transport companies together with buses, taxis, and auto-rickshaws won’t be allowed to function.

Solely individuals on emergency medical obligation will probably be allowed to ply.

Personal autos engaged in important companies or transportation of important commodities will probably be allowed to function, he mentioned.

Transportation of business cargo autos will probably be allowed in prohibitory zones throughout night time hours solely, he mentioned.

All outlets, business establishments and weekly markets will stay closed in Raipur and Birgaon municipal areas.

Nevertheless, sure relaxations have been allowed for factories, development works and labour works in each containment zones, he mentioned.

In case any COVID-19 affected person is recognized in these factories/items, the administration should bear your complete value of therapy for employees.

Factories/items primarily based in rural areas of Raipur district will probably be relaxed from these prohibitory orders, he mentioned.

All non secular, cultural and tourism spots will stay closed.

Promoting of greens, fruits, eggs, mutton, rooster, fish, will probably be allowed from 6 am until 10 am throughout the lockdown. Dwelling supply of milk and newspapers will probably be allowed from 6 am until 9.30 am.

Banks will perform with minimal power, he added.

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