lockdown across the country: Corona virus infection is on the rise in India and thousands of patients are dying every day. Meanwhile, it is being claimed on social media that the central government is preparing to fight a decisive battle against the Corona transition and a lockdown could be imposed across the country for 21 days to break the chain of transition.
At the same time, it is being said that the responsibility for handling the situation during the lockdown may be given to the army instead of the local police.
Will the government impose lockdown across the country?
Amid rising cases of Covid-19, the question is whether the central government will impose a nationwide lockdown to prevent the transition. A member of the Policy Commission and Chairman of the Covid-19 Taskforce, Dr. When VK Paul was asked this question, he answered openly, saying that the central government has given directions to the states to take the lockdown to break the chain of transition.
The guidelines were announced on April 29
VK Paul said, “When the spread of the virus increases, public movement is banned along with other measures to break the chain. A guideline was issued on April 29 directing the states to stop the transmission.” “States were told to stop transmission and impose night curfew in areas where the transition rate is more than 10 per cent,” he said. However, the decision is up to the state governments. Apart from this there is rock on social, political, sports, religious programs. Shopping complexes, theaters, restaurants, bars, sports complexes, swimming pools, places of worship, etc. have been ordered closed.
4.12 new cases and 3980 deaths across the country in 24 hours
According to the Union Ministry of Health, 4 lakh 12 thousand 262 people have been infected with the corona virus in India in the last 24 hours, while 3980 people have lost their lives in the meantime. Since then, the total number of Koro infections in India has risen to 21 million 77 thousand 410, while 2 lakh 30 thousand 168 people have lost their lives.
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Active cases cross 35 lakh in the country
According to statistics, 1 crore 72 lakh 80 thousand 844 people have recovered from Kovid-19 so far across the country. However, the recovery rate has declined in the last few days and this has reached 81.99 per cent. At the same time, active cases are on the rise and 35 lakh 66 thousand 398 people are undergoing treatment across the country, which is 16.92 per cent of the total number of infected people.