Lockdown News: Full lockdown in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday; Maharashtra mulls opening restaurant, gym

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Updated: July 8, 2020 10:58:13 pm

Lockdown Extension State-Wise Latest Updates: As the number of Coronavirus continue to grow at a dangerous pace, strict lockdowns are returning to several parts of the country.

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Lockdown Extension State-Wise Latest Updates: As the number of Coronavirus continue to grow at a dangerous pace, strict lockdowns are returning to several parts of the country. The total number of Coronavirus cases in the country increased to 7,42,417 on Wednesday. The death toll climbed to 20,642 with 482 people succumbing to the disease, as per the Union Health Ministry data. As many as 22,752 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported in a day yesterday. The total number of recoveries stands at 4,56,830, while there are 2,64,944 active cases of coronavirus infection presently in the country. Around 61.53 per cent of patients have recovered so far.

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    21:22 (IST)08 Jul 2020
    Full lockdown in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday

    Madhya Pradesh Health Minister Narottam Mishra today said that an advisory for full lockdown in the state on Sunday has been issued. He said the state has been able to control coronavirus cases with difficulty but is now troubled by people coming from outside. Yesterday there were 409 new cases of which more than 100 were from Muraina.

    20:15 (IST)08 Jul 2020
    Maharashtra, Mumbai restaurants, gym to open soon? What govt says

    New agency ANI reports Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope as saying hotels have reopened in Maharashtra, likewise, we will consider reopening of restaurants and gymnasiums in coming days. We are positive about it. If social distancing norms are strictly followed, then there is no problem in reopening these two.

    19:37 (IST)08 Jul 2020
    School fee during lockdown? Punjab to challenge court order

    Lockdown in Punjab: The Punjab government will file a plea in the Punjab and Haryana High Court this week against the order of a single judge allowing private schools to collect tuition fee even for the lockdown period. The issue came up for discussion informally during Wednesday's cabinet meeting, after which Chief Minister Amarinder Singh asked that a Letter Patent Appeal (LPA) should be filed before the high court within this week, Advocate General Atul Nanda said. (PTI)

    19:02 (IST)08 Jul 2020
    Mamata Banerjee: Police need to be strict, if people don't wear masks they will be sent home.

    News agency ANI reports Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal Chief Minister, as saying, "Since in a few places we are getting COVID19 patients, we are thinking of containment zones. Police need to be strict, if people don't wear masks they will be sent home. Lockdown will be implemented in these areas for 7 days."

    18:28 (IST)08 Jul 2020
    West Bengal Lockdown Rules

    Lockdown will be imposed in containment zones in West Bengal for seven days from 5 pm Thursday to check the surge in novel coronavirus cases, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday. The situation will be reviewed after the seven days and the next course of action will be decided, she said at the state secretariat here. "This lockdown in containment zones in West Bengal will continue for seven days from 5 pm Thursday. Will review the situation after seven days and then decide next course of action on lockdown," the chief minister said.(PTI)

    18:06 (IST)08 Jul 2020
    Lockdown in West Bengal

    Lockdown in West Bengal: COVID-19 lockdown will be imposed in containment zones in West Bengal for 7 days, starting 5 pm Thursday, said CM Mamata Banerjee today. KVIC -

    18:06 (IST)08 Jul 2020
    Lockdown in Patna

    Lockdown in Patna: District magistrate on Wednesday announced lockdown in Patna from 10th July to 16th July in order to limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the past few weeks, Patna has seen a huge spike in coronavirus cases. Last week, a wedding near Patna emerged as a super-spreader infecting more than 130 people. Read More  

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