coronavirus update indiaas on : 26 September 2020 05:31 GMT+5:30
Coronavirus Outbreak: Rajasthan Shuts Down Transport,Shops Till March 31
"In this period of crisis, the government stands with the people of the state. Follow the decisions and advisories of the government to defeat the coronavirus so that the situation is not out of control," Mr Gehlot tweeted.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Rajasthan Shuts Down Transport, Shops Till March 31
New Delhi: Rajasthan is under full lockdown as ordered by the Rajasthan government. In a statement, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said all public transport has been stopped and malls, shops will remain shut. Whereas essential services will remain operational, he added
According to the Chief Minister food packets will be distributed to economically weak families and free wheat will be distributed to those eligible under the National Food Security Act,2013.
"Essential services will function under this lockdown, but all state and private offices, malls, shops, factories, and public transport will be closed. To cope with this global epidemic, it is very important for people to stay in their homes," Mr. Gehlot said.
"In this period of crisis, the government stands with the people of the state. Follow the decisions and advisories of the government to defeat the coronavirus so that the situation is not out of control," Mr. Gehlot tweeted.
आपदा के इस दौर में लोगों को खाद्य सामग्री को लेकर किसी तरह की परेशानी नहीं होनी चाहिए।राष्ट्रीय खाद्य सुरक्षा अधिनियम से जुड़े एक करोड़ से अधिक परिवारों जिनको एक रूपए, दो रूपए प्रतिकिलो गेहूं मिलता है,उन्हें मई माह तक गेहूं निःशुल्क दिए जाने के निर्देश दिए हैं। #राजस्थान_सतर्क_है— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) March 21, 2020
Earlier Maharashtra and Punjab are among the states that have announced similar measures to minimize the risk of the COVID-19 from spreading. Malls in the national capital are also shut.
The Health Ministry website, last updated on Saturday afternoon, said the total number of coronavirus cases in India stood at 283, including four deaths.
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