Resentment is growing within the ranks of the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh over the government’s handling of the COVID-19 situation in the state.
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.
Further, it was also decided to impose a weeklong lockdown from 7 pm on Thursday in Chhindwara district, which neighbours Maharashtra.
Chouhan said they have already sealed Madhya Pradesh's areas bordering Maharashtra.
In light of the COVID-19 situation, the MPPSC has postponed the preliminary exams for Madhya Pradesh civil services examination.
A total of 500 people were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, taking the recovery count in the state to 2,62,031.
The violators included BJP MLAs Usha Thakur, Ramesh Mendola, Yashpal Singh Sisodiya and former health minister Ajay Vishnoi.
Schools from Class I to Class VIII will remain closed till further orders, while students of Class IX to Class XII and colleges will be able to attend classes
Madhya Pradesh has been reporting at least 1,600 COVID-19 cases every day and the state government seems reluctant to add to the existing health crisis.
The patient was examined by a psychiatrist two days ago upon his admission and was also given treatment for it.
Ahead of by-polls, MP High Court allows registration of FIR against parties if over 100 people assemble
The court's directions come ahead of the Assembly by-polls which are scheduled to be held in the State.
The total number of positive cases in the state stands at 1,33,918 including 19,807 active cases, 1,11,712 recoveries.
The Centre's help came after the supply of oxygen to Madhya Pradesh from a Maharashtra-based facility was halted.