MP government allows cinema halls to operate with 50 per cent strength, restaurants to function normally
Until now, cinema halls remained closed and restaurants were being operated with 50 per cent capacity, officials said.
The Madhya Pradesh government has lifted the ban on bus operations with Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh from June 15.
The positivity rate in 11 districts of the state is less than one per cent, while the rate in four districts is above five per cent.
All government offices in these five districts will be allowed to operate with 100 per cent strength of officers and 25 per cent strength of other employees.
The man was operated on May 17 after his headache and eye pain did not subside, and a test on Friday detected the white fungus infection in his nose.
A video went viral on social media, in which a group of youngsters, caught by the police for unnecessary wandering in Rajgarh square of Datia town, were made to do sit-ups and perform snake dance.
With the new additions, the overall case tally in the state mounted to 7,37,306 while 77 fatalities took the toll to 7,069, an official said.
With 66,517 samples being examined in the last 24 hours, the number of tests in MP crossed 87.85 lakh.
Madhya Pradesh minister bats for 'yagna' to defeat COVID amid state's preparations against third wave
Culture Minister Usha Thakur claimed 'yagya' is a practice to purify the environment and it is "not bigotry or ritualism".
Bhadbhada Vishram Ghat here has been providing beds and meals to relatives of COVID-19 patients, who perform the last rites of loved ones.
The ban also covers vehicles that have All India tourist permits, he said, adding that the orders were issued in view of the current COVID-19 situation.
At present, 'corona curfew' is underway in several districts of the state, including Bhopal, Indore and other prominent cities, till May 3.
A week-long 'corona curfew' was first imposed in Bhopal city from 9 pm on April 12 to curb the rising cases of COVID-19.
There is discrepancy in the tally released by the state government and the record at the facilities where last rites are held in the state capital of Bhopal.
It is also alleged that one of these 'shav vahans' carrying a dead body was stopped for the photoshoot.