Bhopal to impose complete lockdown from midnight

Bhopal, April 5 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has ordered a complete lockdown in the state capital from Sunday midnight in an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

However, milk booths and medicine shops have been exempted from the lockdown restrictions, besides, goods and other essential services will be available at doorstep every day.
According to the district administration, the decision comes after two bureaucrats and a health officer here were found positives for covid-19.
Additional District Magistrate Satish Kumar S. issued a revised order of a complete lockdown in the state capital from April 5 midnight.
The authorities have also ordered closure of all the ‘mandis’. Vehicles of all government and private officials engaged in essential services will be exempted from this ban. Besides, media personnel are also exempted from the restrictions.
Traffic in any area will be completely restricted. Passes given for reasons other than emergency services have also been suspended, the district officials added.