Bhubaneswar is currently under COVID-19 lockdown. Police officials were seen checking vehicular traffic movement at the check-posts. Lockdown was imposed after tally of active cases jumped in Bhubaneswar and to curb spread of coronavirus.
While addressing the media in Bhopal on July 22, the Home Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Narottam Mishra spoke on imposing complete lockdown in Bhopal. He said, "Lockdown to be imposed in Bhopal for 10 days from 08:00 pm on July 24. It will be a complete lockdown in the city as the number of cases is rising." There are over 7,080 active cases of COVID-19 in Madhya Pradesh.
While addressing a press conference in Bengaluru on July 21, the Chief Minister of Karnataka, BS Yediyurappa announced that lockdown will not be extended in the state "as economy is also important". He said, "There will be no lockdown from tomorrow, people need to get back to work, economy is also very important. We have to fight COVID-19 while maintaining stable economy." "Lockdown is not the solution, now restrictions will be placed only in containment zones," Karnataka CM added. "People who came from Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu added to the COVID-19 cases in Karnataka. Experts have suggested a 5T strategy - Trace, Track, Test, Treat and Technology," BS Yediyurappa further stated. There are over 42222 active cases in Karnataka.
In wake of increasing number of COVID-19 infections in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to extend the lockdown in the city. Lockdown has been imposed in four areas of Lucknow till July 24. Movement of only essential services is allowed. Total number of COVID-19 cases in the state has risen to 47,036. Death toll in Uttar Pradesh is 1,108. Government has also imposed weekend lockdown across state to curb the spread of the virus.
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A deadly thunderstorm that rolled across northern parts of the country damaged sections of the Taj Mahal complex, including the main gate and a railing running below its five lofty domes. Gurgaon, the..