10 Chhattisgarh Districts Under Lockdown, Capital Raipur Containment Zone
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10 Chhattisgarh Districts Under Lockdown, Capital Raipur Containment Zone

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September 21, 2020

Ten districts in Chhattisgarh, including state capital Raipur, have been put under lockdown from today amid spike in COVID-19 cases in these districts. The state capital -- which has been reporting 900-1,000 daily cases -- has been declared a containment zone.


New Delhi, 21 September 2020

Apart from Raipur, nine other districts including Jashpur, Baloda Bazaar, Janjgir-Champa, Durg, Bhilai, Dhamtari, Bilaspur,  Bilaspur, will remain under lockdown till September 28, according to the government order. Raipur, which is among the worst-hit districts, has been reporting a high number of infections.

"Raipur district has so far reported over 26,000 COVID-19 cases and 900-1000 cases are being recorded daily. To break the chain of transmission, it has become necessary to declare the entire district a containment zone. Inter-district borders in Raipur will remain sealed during this duration," the order issued by Raipur Collector S Bharathi Dasan said.

Source -NDTV


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