On Friday, the government of Madhya Pradesh led by Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan declared that five towns in the state would be subject to a night curfew. The curfew will enter into effect from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. on November 21. After that, it was declared in Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Ratlam and Vidisha that the night curfew will be imposed. However, the night curfew does not prohibit the movement of vehicles and laboratories that operate in plants. Chouhan further explained that on 21 November in every district. The crisis management committee headed by the collected group will convene to analyse the district level situation and decide accordingly.
Schools up to 8 are shut down in Madhya Pradesh and high schools do not have daily sessions either. The night cure continues until Chouhan points out that the cases have stabilised. And in all parts of the country, there will be no lockout. Except in containment zones with a significant number of incidents.
Night Curfew in other states
The Government of Gujarat decided on Friday to enforce the curfew at night. It has done on the towns of Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot. The Deputy CEO of Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara declared Saturday the curfew from 9 PM to 6 AM to the cities of Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara.
The administration of Ashok Gehlot declared the authorization to bring back the bans under section 144 across all districts of Rajasthan. He gave all district magistrates authority. The order further stated that only after consultation with the state government the District Magistrate can enforce Section 144 for a longer time. Rajasthan reported fourteen more deaths due to the new coronavirus on Friday, bringing COVID-19 to 2,130.
The highest of which was 378. On Friday another 9 people lost the lives of some 3138 people as a result of COVID in MP. The developments come a day after high-level teams from the central government in Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Manipur districts, with a high number of cases of COVID-19. In the containment zone decisions, the Chief Minister has told the Crisis Management Committee that they left the decision. Previously, Chief Chouhan denied suggestions that in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, state government intended to enforce a lock-down again.