Coronavirus Lockdown latest Updates: Curfew-like restrictions in Manipur or 14 days, lockdown in Bhopal

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Updated: July 22, 2020 10:13 PM

Coronavirus Lockdown News Today: There will be complete lockdown in Manipur for 14 days, starting 2 pm tomorrow.

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Coronavirus Lockdown News Today: There will be complete lockdown in Manipur for 14 days, starting 2 pm tomorrow. There are 2015 total cases in the stae, of this 615 are active cases while 1400 patients have been cured/discharged. Manipur has not reported any COVID-related deaths. Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today said that lockdown decision was taken at an emergency cabinet meeting held in the evening. He further said that though it is too early to say that there is local transmission of the coronavirus, it is a matter of concern that people with no travel history were found to be COVID-19 positive in Thoubal district, PTI reported.

Singh said that 63 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have tested positive for the disease after coming to the northeastern state from other parts of the country.

Bhopal lockdown: Lockdown will be imposed in Bhopal for 10 days from 8 pm on July 24, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra said today.

On Wednesday, Bhopal reported the highest number of cases at 157 in the state. The total number of cases in the city is 4,669 and death toll 144. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tweeted: “During this period, the uninterrupted supply of essential commodities including fruits and vegetables, medicines, milk will continue. I request you to follow all the rules”.

Mishra said that e-passes will be required like earlier lockdown for to and fro travel to Bhopal.

Meanwhile, in Himachal Pradesh, maintaining the COVID19 protocol, state’s CM Jai Ram Thakur has gone into self-quarantine after an official tested positive for COVID-19 at Chief Minister’s Office.

Meanwhile, in view of the spur in COVID-19 cases, Samba District Magistrate has ordered complete lockdown in Samba and Baribrahmana tehsils of Jammu and Kashmir from July 23 to July 26. Only essential services are allowed, ANI reported.

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