A seven-day lockdown will likely be enforced in municipal limits of Raipur and Birgaon starting July 22 in view of the rising variety of COVID-19 circumstances, an official mentioned on Sunday.
The whole space underneath 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 likely be restricted throughout July 22 to July 28 midnight, the official mentioned.
Chhattisgarh has to this point recorded 5,407 COVID-19 circumstances and the quantity is rising day-to-day, he mentioned.
“In Raipur district, 1,172 optimistic circumstances have been registered until date, of which greater than 950 circumstances 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. Nevertheless, circumstances are nonetheless rising steadily in these two city areas, he mentioned.
All authorities, semi-government and personal workplaces will stay closed in the course of the lockdown.
“Officers and staff will likely be working from dwelling,” he mentioned, including that each one public transport providers together with buses, taxis, and auto-rickshaws won’t be allowed to function.
Solely individuals on emergency medical responsibility will likely be allowed to ply.
Personal autos engaged in important providers or transportation of important commodities will likely be allowed to function, he mentioned.
Transportation of business cargo autos will likely be allowed in prohibitory zones throughout night time hours solely, he mentioned.
All retailers, business establishments and weekly markets will stay closed in Raipur and Birgaon municipal areas.
Nevertheless, 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/items, the administration must bear your entire value of remedy for employees.
Factories/items based mostly in rural areas of Raipur district will likely be relaxed from these prohibitory orders, he mentioned.
All spiritual, cultural and tourism spots will stay closed.
Promoting of greens, fruits, eggs, mutton, hen, fish, will likely be allowed from 6 am until 10 am in the course of the lockdown. House supply of milk and newspapers will likely be allowed from 6 am until 9.30 am.
Banks will perform with minimal energy, he added.
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