Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Government has imposed lockdown on Sunday in seven of its district which are Betul, Chhindwara, Ratlam and Khargone due to the spike in covid cases.
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The lockdown has been also imposed in Indore, Bhopal and Jabalpur.
The lockdown announcement was made by MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while briefing his ministerial colleagues on the coronavirus situation after the cabinet meeting.
The government has restricted gathering to upto 50 persons in a marriage ceremony and only 20 persons to attend last rites in the cities where more than 20 cases are being reported daily and in the districts where the average new cases per week are more than 20.