Several States Impose Fresh Lockdown Amid Spike In COVID-19 Infections
West Bengal Govt issues fresh Lockdown order;to be in force from 9th July, 5PM.— Prasar Bharati News Services (@PBNS_India) July 7, 2020
▪️All offices(Govt&Pvt), Congregations,Transportation, Marketing/Industrial,Trading activities closed in the 'Broader containment zones'(containment zones+buffer zones) pic.twitter.com/h81yrLsBlF
Kerala had also declared a tougher lockdown due to the spread of infection in Thiruvananthapuram. Whereas Tamil Nadu Government in Chennai and Assam has increased the lockdown in three districts including Guwahati.
Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said that a complete lockdown could be imposed if the COVID-19 situation worsens in the State.
Kerala: People buy goods & vegetables at shops & markets in Thiruvananthapuram, amid 'Triple lockdown' (more restrictions) imposed in Thiruvananthapuram Corporation area for a week, starting July 6. State government has given relaxation for shops; to open from 7-11 am. #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/d5fr4Pzhlr— ANI (@ANI) July 8, 2020
Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa held an emergency meeting with Deputy CM Dr Ashwath Narayan and other ministers in Bengaluru over Coronavirus situation in the State. There is also a possibility of another lockdown.
May impose total lockdown if #COVID19 situation worsens: Meghalaya Deputy CM Prestone Tynsong— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) July 7, 2020
Coronavirus infections have swamped after ICMR increased the testing across the country. Every day more than 22,000 are getting infected and 450 deaths are being reported on an average. ICMR has conducted more than 10 million tests in the country so far, in which more than 742,000 cases and more than 20,600 deaths have been reported so far.
Bengaluru: Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa holds an emergency meeting with Deputy CM Dr Ashwath Narayan & other ministers over #COVID19 situation in state.— ANI (@ANI) July 8, 2020
Total number of positive cases in Karnataka stands at 26,815 including 11,098 recovered & 416 deaths, as per the last bulletin. pic.twitter.com/ZJhILP3all