After Raipur and Durg in Chhattisgarh, now 9 days total lockdown has been imposed in Rajnandgaon. In view of the deteriorating situation from Corona, the Collector decided to lockdown from the evening of April 10 to April 19. At the same time, a record 10,310 new cases of corona have been found in Chhattisgarh in the last 24 hours. 53 people have died. 24 of these people had other diseases besides corona, so the administration is considering corona as the cause of 29 deaths.
Due to the increasing pace of infection, Durg district has a lockdown from 6 to 14 April. There will also be a total lockdown in Raipur for 10 days from 6 pm on Friday. Already, shopkeepers have suddenly raised prices of essential goods. Raipur Collector Dr. S. Bharatidasan has formed 9 teams of black marketing officials. The officials involved have been asked to keep an eye on the markets and shops.