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MP: Friday 6pm to Monday 6am lockdown in urban areas

Apr 08, 2021 13:03 IST | By Editorji News Desk

The Madhya Pradesh government on Thursday announced a weekend lockdown in urban areas of the state to check the steep rise in Covid-19 cases. All urban areas in the state will go into a lockdown from 6 pm on Friday till 6 am on Monday.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said "appropriate action" will be taken for cities with rising cases after a crisis meet.

Madhya Pradesh reported over 4,000 fresh coronavirus positive cases on Wednesday, taking the tally of infections to over 3 lakh and 18 thousand.

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