Ganesh Utsav, Janmashtmi, Moharram and other festivals will not be celebrated publicly

09-08-2020

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal

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.