Andhra Pradesh: Complete lockdown in Vijayawada from June 26 due to rise in coronavirus cases

Andhra Pradesh: Solely important providers can be allowed in Vijayawada through the one-week lockdown beginning June 26, Krishna district Collector Md Imtiaz stated.

Medic checks temperature of a sanitation employee throughout a free well being checkup camp for Covid-19 in Vijayawada on June 6 (Photograph Credit: PTI)

Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district can be underneath the impact of a whole lockdown from for seven days beginning June 26. The choice has been made in mild of the rising variety of confirmed novel coronavirus circumstances in elements of the district.

The announcement on this regard was made by Krisha District Collector Md Imtiaz. As per his assertion, solely important providers can be allowed in Vijayawada between June 26 and July 2. He additional added that solely medical retailers can be permitted to open throughout this lockdown interval.

In his assertion, the Collector additionally urged residents of Vijayawada to buy necessities wanted for a complete week earlier than June 26. This order, Md Imtiaz stated, may even apply to each authorities and personal places of work in Vijayawada.

The Andhra Pradesh Well being Division in its every day COVID briefing on June 23 stated that the state has 9,834 confirmed circumstances of an infection. As many as 5,123 of those circumstances are energetic whereas 4,592 sufferers have been discharged after they recovered. The an infection, added officers, has claimed 119 lives in Andhra Pradesh so far.

Earlier on Tuesday, the same resolution was made by the Assam authorities. In accordance with an order issued by Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna, a complete lockdown got here into impact in 11 wards of Guwahati beginning 9 PM on June 23. This lockdown will proceed till additional orders.

In a press release, Assam chief secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna stated, “It has been reported to me by District Justice of the Peace, Kamrup Metropolitan that there’s giant scale unfold of Covid-19 affected circumstances among the many common public of sure areas of Guwahati Metropolis which has posed as a serious menace to public well being, hygiene and security of the overall inhabitants.”

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