Wearing masks became mandatory in Indore-Bhopal, guidelines issues for Mahashivratri

Feb 23 2021 10:49 AM
Wearing masks became mandatory in Indore-Bhopal, guidelines issues for Mahashivratri

Bhopal: Due to the ever-increasing corona cases in Maharashtra, an alert has been issued in Indore and Bhopal. It is now mandatory to wear masks here. In 12 districts, the highest risk of corona is being reported. Recently, a review meeting of CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan took place and after that necessary instructions have been issued. In the order issued by the Home Department, the collectors of Indore, Bhopal, Hoshangabad, Betul, Seoni, Chhindwara, Balaghat, Barwani, Khandwa, Khargone, Burhanpur and Alirajpur have been asked to take more care and caution.

In these 12 districts, the maximum people come from Maharashtra. The instructions were also given to arrange for necessary temperature checks in the border area of people coming from Maharashtra. The instructions for effective action have been issued on those who do not wear masks and do not follow social distancing. During the meeting, CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan said, 'Constant vigilance is necessary regarding Corona. A little carelessness can take a form of grit. ' The Chief Minister directed to ensure the imperative of instant masks in Indore and Bhopal.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan also said, 'Vigilance and awareness is necessary in the fairs held in the state on the festival of Shivratri. A large number of people from Maharashtra attend the fairs held at Chhindwara and Betul on the occasion of Shivratri. Due to this, the Crisis Management Group of the concerned districts should meet and take timely decisions regarding organizing the fairs and necessary precautions.' There is a steady increase in the number of corona positive cases in the state since last week. In the last 7 days, 110 cases are coming daily in Indore, 57 in Bhopal, 12 cases in Jabalpur. Due to this, it has become necessary to be vigilant.

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