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  News   Nation  08 Apr 2021  MP govt imposes lockdown in all urban areas

MP govt imposes lockdown in all urban areas

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Apr 8, 2021, 1:23 pm IST
Updated Apr 8, 2021, 1:23 pm IST
The increasing number of coronavirus cases has forced the Madhya Pradesh government to take drastic steps to help contain
Shivraj Singh Chouhan
 Shivraj Singh Chouhan

The increasing number of coronavirus cases has forced the Madhya Pradesh government to take drastic steps to help contain the chain of transmission in the state.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday announced lockdown measures for weekends without a particular timeline.

“There will be a lockdown in all urban areas of the entire Madhya Pradesh from 6 pm on Friday till 6 am on Monday. We are also setting up containment zones in big cities. My intention has never been to impose a complete lockdown,” the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister announced.

Madhya Pradesh yesterday reported 4,043 new coronavirus cases, taking the infections tally in the state to 3,18,014. With 13 more fatalities, the death toll has climbed to 4,086, the state health department said.

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