Raipur, April 7
In view of the current surge in COVID-19 instances, the Chhattisgarh authorities on (*9*) introduced a lockdown in Raipur district with impact from April 9 to 19, an official mentioned.
Raipur Collector S Bharathi Dasan has issued the order declaring your complete space of the district, together with the state capital, as a containment zone and restricted a number of actions from 6 pm on April 9 until 6 am on April 19.
Because of the regular rise in COVID-19 instances, it has develop into obligatory to impose stricter restrictions on the motion of individuals and different actions to include the unfold of an infection, the collector mentioned in a press convention.
Accordingly, throughout the lockdown interval, the border of the district can be fully sealed and all retailers, together with these promoting liquor, and business institutions will stay closed besides medical shops.
Offices of Central authorities, state authorities, semi-government, in addition to non-public places of work and banks will stay closed whereas these associated to telecom, railway and airports can be allowed to operate, the order mentioned.
All spiritual, cultural and tourism spots will stay shut and all types of public conferences, social, spiritual and political programmes can be banned throughout this era, it mentioned. PTI