10 May 2020

Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the number of Corona infected areas has reduced from 896 to 613 in the state. Betul, Sheopur and Alirajpur districts have become infection-free. No Corona case has been reported for last 21 days in these districts, he added.

Shri Chouhan undertook a review of the situation arising out of Corona pandemic and the arrangements to deal with, through a VC at Mantralaya today. CS Shri Iqbal Singh Bains, DGP Shri Vivek Johari and ACS Health Shri Mohammad Suleman attended the meeting.

Now 1723 Active Cases

ACS Health Shri Suleman informed that the number of Corona active cases has now reduced to 1723, which is 48 percent of total positive cases. On May 10 today 196 patients returned to their homes after recovery. As many as 157 Corona positive cases were reported today.

Intensive Survey of Infected Areas

During the review of Khandwa and Dewas districts, the Chief Minister directed for an intensive survey of the infected areas there. Strict adherence to lockdown should be ensured and no crowding be allowed anywhere.

Physical Distancing Necessary

The Chief Minister directed to pay special attention to physical distancing in all the districts. The Crisis Management Groups should hold regular meetings. Cooperation of public representatives and people from all sections of society should be enlisted, he said.

628 Migrant Workers to Come from Jammu

ACS Shri ICP Kesari informed that so far 1.90 lakh migrant workers have returned to the state. Seven to ten trains are coming daily to the state. As many as 628 migrant workers stranded in Jammu-Kashmir are being brought back by buses.

Now Call Centre to have 250 Seats

Principal Secretary Shri Sanjay Dube informed that the number of seats has been increased to 250 at the Call Centre set up for permission to come and go. The phone number of this centre is 0755-2411180. So far, 10 thousand 691 passes have been issued.

Arrangements to Send Back Labourers to Other States

The Chief Minister directed the officers to maintain proper coordination with their counterparts of other states to send back the lebourers stranded in Madhya Pradesh. There should be no inconvenience to them, he said