The Chhattisgarh government on Monday decided to extend the ongoing lockdown in coronavirus-hit regions, consisting of capital raipur, bilaspur and durg, till august 6 to check the deadly contamination's unfold, an professional said. The choice turned into taken at a high-degree assembly of cabinet ministers and senior officials chaired via chief minister bhupesh baghel at his legit residence right here, the general public family members department authentic stated. Briefing the media after the meeting, agriculture minister ravindra choubey stated, in view of the spurt in covid-19 cases in several foremost towns like raipur, durg and bilaspur, a decision has been taken to increase the week-longlockdown enforced in these regions closing week, until august 6. Commands were given to district creditors to ensure strict compliance with lockdown regulations in coronavirus hotspots and take effective steps to check the unfold of the infection, he said.
"We also took stock of availability of beds for patients in towns where most of the instances are focused during the assembly and directed officials involved to make essential preparations," choubey said. Except, a selection changed into also taken to release water from reservoirs from July 28 for irrigation of Kharif crops, the minister stated. Chhattisgarh, where the infection has to unfold in all of the 28 districts, has stated 7,613 covid-19 cases until sunday night time. Of them, 2,626 were energetic cases as four,944 patients were discharged, at the same time as forty-three others have died of the contamination. The nation has recorded over 5,000 instances in only last one month. With 2,187 cases so far, raipur district tops the tally in the nation.