A seven-day lockdown will probably be enforced in municipal limits of Raipur and Birgaon starting July 22 in view of the rising variety of COVID-19 instances, an official mentioned on Sunday.
The complete space beneath Raipur Municipal Company (RMC) and Birgaon Municipal Company (BMC) in Raipur district has been declared as containment zones, collector S Bharathi Dasan mentioned in an order.
A number of actions will probably be restricted throughout July 22 to July 28 midnight, the official mentioned.
Chhattisgarh has to this point recorded 5,407 COVID-19 instances and the quantity is growing daily, he mentioned.
“In Raipur district, 1,172 optimistic instances have been registered until date, of which greater than 950 instances have been reported within the final one month solely,” he mentioned.
As on date, over 200 containment zones have been recognized in Raipur and Birgaon municipal company areas, of which, 165 containment zones are nonetheless lively. Nonetheless, instances are nonetheless rising steadily in these two city areas, he mentioned.
All authorities, semi-government and personal workplaces will stay closed through the lockdown.
“Officers and workers will probably be working from house,” he mentioned, including that every one public transport providers together with buses, taxis, and auto-rickshaws is not going to be allowed to function.
Solely individuals on emergency medical responsibility will probably be allowed to ply.
Personal automobiles engaged in important providers or transportation of important commodities will probably be allowed to function, he mentioned.
Transportation of business cargo automobiles will probably be allowed in prohibitory zones throughout evening hours solely, he mentioned.
All outlets, industrial establishments and weekly markets will stay closed in Raipur and Birgaon municipal areas.
Nonetheless, sure relaxations have been allowed for factories, development works and labour works in each containment zones, he mentioned.
In case any COVID-19 affected person is recognized in these factories/models, the administration must bear all the price of therapy for staff.
Factories/models based mostly in rural areas of Raipur district will probably be relaxed from these prohibitory orders, he mentioned.
All spiritual, cultural and tourism spots will stay closed.
Promoting of greens, fruits, eggs, mutton, rooster, fish, will probably be allowed from 6 am until 10 am through the lockdown. Dwelling supply of milk and newspapers will probably be allowed from 6 am until 9.30 am.
Banks will perform with minimal power, he added.
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