The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that in view of the Covid infection, the ensuing festivals like Ganesh Utsav, Moharram, Janmashtmi and other festivals will not be celebrated publicly. Ganesh idols will not be installed at public places and procession of Janmashtmi as well as Moharram and Taziyas will not be allowed. The Chief Minister Chouhan urged the citizens of the state to celebrate these festivals at home itself. Gathering of more than 5 people at a time at places of worships will not be permitted. The Independence Day will also be celebrated at a limited scale this time. Gathering of people will not be allowed at any place, he added.
The Chief Minister Chouhan has said that home isolation should be promoted among the corona patients without symptoms, who voluntarily wish to remain at home with sufficient arrangement. Good arrangement of regular treatment and monitoring should be made during the ‘Home Isolation’. Currently, 42 people have been placed under ‘Home Isolation’ in Bhopal.
The Minister for Home Dr. Narottam Mishra, Minister for Medical Education Vishwas Sarang, Minister for Health Dr. Prabhuram Chowdhary, Minister for Urban Development and Housing Bhupendra Singh, Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains, Additional Chief Secretary Health Mohammad Suleman and other officers took part in the video conference.
Increase recorded in recovery rate and decline in fatality rate
The Chief Minister Chouhan has said that the recovery rate is continuously increasing and the fatality rate is declining in the state, which is a good sign. The recovery rate has reached 74.1 percent and fatality rate has come down to 2.52 percent in the state.
Stop movement from state’s border without health screening
During the review of Singruali district, the Chief Minister Chouhan instructed that the health screening of people, moving in and out from the borders of our state should be done mandatorily. Without this, movement of people should not be allowed. New 20 cases have been found in Singruali.
New 145 cases in Indore and 131 in Bhopal
In the district wise review, it was found that the highest 145 new cases of corona have been found in Indore. New 131 cases in Bhopal, 63 in Jabalpur, 44 in Khargone, 26 in Gwalior and 24 in Morena have been found. The Chief Minister Chouhan instructed to take special precautions in these districts.
All should wear masks compulsorily
In the review of Jabalpur district, it was informed that the positivity rate of the last week is 9.35 percent. Expressing concern over the positivity rate, the Chief Minister Chouhan issued instructions that awareness should be spread among the people to wear masks and follow social distancing mandatorily. The Collector has informed that at present only 60 to 70 percent people are wearing face masks. The Chief Minister Chouhan instructed that hundred percent people should wear masks and action should be taken against people for not wearing masks.
State has 8715 active cases of corona
The Additional Chief Secretary Health Mohammad Suleman has informed that 734 new patients have been found in the state, 719 patients went back home after recovery and 16 have succumbed to corona. In this manner, the number of active patients of corona is 8715. Comparatively, Madhya Pradesh ranks at 16th place in terms of active cases in the country.