Himachal Pradesh Lockdown: Amid a spike in Coronavirus cases, the Himachal Pradesh government on Friday announced a lockdown for two days in Nahan and Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh (BBN). The lockdown in Nahan will be remain in force from July 24 midnight to 6 am on July 27, while in BBN from July 25 midnight to 6 am on July 28. Also Read - IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals Fielding Coach Dishant Yagnik Tests Positive For Coronavirus
In a video statement, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur stated that the lockdown for two days would remain in force in Nahan in Sirmaur district and industrial town BBN in Solan district to check the spread of coronavirus. Also Read - India COVID Update: 60963 Cases, 834 Deaths Within 24 Hours; Total Infection Tally Over 23.29 Lakh
An increasing number of COVID-19 cases has been found recently at Gobindgarh locality in Nahan after a large number of people attended a wedding there and in BBN due to several migrant industrial labourers there. Also Read - RIP Rahat Indori! Celebrated Poet Dies at 70 Owing to Cardiac Arrest After Testing COVID-19 Positive, Know All About The Heart Condition That Took His Life
The chief minister said a campaign for finding active case would be launched during the lockdown.
As of Friday, the state reported a total of 109 Coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the state to 1,834. Among the total cases, 671 are active case and the rest have recovered.