Indore

Madhya Pradesh has accepted to tackle the coronavirus challenge on behalf of its economically deprived people. As per reports, the state has launched the 'Chief Minister COVID Treatment Scheme' as financial aid, to provide free COVID treatment to the needy in Indore, Bhopal and all other districts. This campaign will further extend to include all people insured under the Ayushman Bharat Yojna.

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The rising thread of COVID-19 has propelled the extension of the 'Janta curfew' in Indore, Bhopal and other districts of Madhya Pradesh until May 15. The Chief Minister on Thursday, announced that all activities and services, except for essential provisions, will be strictly curtailed during this period to break the chain of infection. At present, the state is nursing a high positivity rate, marked at 18%, that spells danger amid the second swell of infection.

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In a bid to provide an economic respite to the COVID-stricken citizens in Madhya Pradesh, the state's Transport Department has regulated and fixed the cost of private ambulances for the benefit of the general public. As per reports, the rates of all advanced and basic ambulances have been subsidised, effective immediately. This order ushers in a major aid especially to the people settled in the rural areas, who can now be ferried to proper health care centres at affordable rates.

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The rising scale of COVID-19 infections continues to cast the horrors of the pandemic in Indore, with the addition of 1,805 new cases on Tuesday. Besides adding to the active load, this new surge denotes that the daily spike of the fresh cases in Indore, has surged over the 15,000-mark for over 3 weeks. Meanwhile, the dip in the recovery rate further intensifies the pandemic crisis in the district.

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In a bid to boost phase 3 of the COVID vaccination drive, Indore has launched a massive vaccination drive today. With 20,000 vaccine doses in its inventories, Indore has decided to extend an active immunity campaign until May 15 for people over 18 years. Reportedly, India's cleanest city aims to be number one in inoculation achievement, as well and has set a scaling strategy to reach its goal. The jabs will ramp up from 100 doses at one centre today to 4,480 doses at 44 centres in the next 10 days.

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Propelling a steady increase in the tallies of active patients in the city, 1,787 new COVID cases were registered in Indore on Monday. Pushed by this hike, the net total of COVID-affected patients in Indore since the start of the pandemic, stands at 1,16,280 now. On the grim side, 8 deaths were recorded in the city for the third day in a row. Given these circumstances, it is pertinent for the citizens and the administration to execute measures for controlling the spread of contamination.

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While Indore has been charting an unsubsiding course of COVID infection, the exceeding tallies of recoveries are harnessing a relevant respite. As per the reports of the health department, the rate of infections and new cases is falling short in comparison to the rate of recoveries and discharges in Indore, progressing healing trends. The district logged in 1,821 new cases and 2,601 recoveries on Sunday, marking the fifth consecutive day of negative active caseload.

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In an attempt to break the unrestrained chain of COVID infections in the city, the Indore Municipal Corporation has initiated large-scale sanitisation programs. While the civic body has prepared a schedule for disinfecting the colonies at specified intervals, all public spots are being sanitised regularly. Reportedly, 57 tractor trolleys and 9 tractor tankers operate from morning till evening to conduct these drives.

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In a country as diverse as ours, the blending colours of arts, history and entertainment have bound us in the feeling of oneness for ages and when you add the spirit of belonging to this force, the allegiance knots stronger! It is said that every region and city has its own charm, that is winged to all its people and you will catch our drift as you read about these protagonists from Indore that have one thing in common- being exceptionally stellar!

So take a look at these 7 icons from the city who have made it big with their unique contributions, in shaping up a multifaceted India. They have brought honour and laurels to Indore and we hope this spirited compilation will cast away your quarantine blues!

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Amid the surging swell of the coronavirus infection in Indore, the underway Janta Curfew has been extended till May 7, informed authorities on Friday. Ordained by the District Collector, the curfew scope has been stretched under Section 144 of the CrPC to break the chain of rapid transmission here. Indore has been continually reporting over 1500 cases every day, for the last 18 days, despite an active curfew prohibition since April 20.

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In light of the intensifying scare and swell of the coronavirus infection in Indore, all colleges in the district are expected to remain shut till May 15. While an official order is yet to be obtained for the same, the Minister of Higher Education on Thursday strongly suggested a 7-day extension of the present shutdown. A further extension will be issued if there is a need, he added. As of now, colleges in Indore have been directed to remain closed until May 7.

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