In Madhya Pradesh, keeping in view the recent increase in corona infection, new additional guidelines have been issued by the state government. According to reports, there will be a lockdown on every Sunday till further orders in Indore, Bhopal and Jabalpur,. In these three cities, the lockdown will be effective from 10 pm on Saturday to 6 am on Monday. The positivity rate is more than 5 per cent in these three cities.
Essential services and industries will remain operational during the lockdown. There will be an exemption for movement of sick persons and transportation to and from the airport, railway stations and persons involved in competitive examinations.
Schools and colleges in Bhopal, Indore and Jabalpur cities will remain closed till March 31st but all types of examinations will be conducted according to the predetermined schedule.