All shops and markets in Bishnupur district have been asked to remain closed by 3 pm daily and fully closed on Sunday in view of the worsening COVID-19 pandemic situation, official sources said.
The deputy commissioner, Bishnupur district, in a notification issued on Sunday, stated that all shops and markets in the district should remain closed by 3 pm daily and fully closed on Sunday.
The notification was issued with a view to prevent the spread of COVID-19 due to over crowding at shops and markets in the evening time, stated the deputy commissioner.
Bishnupur district on Tuesday reported 24 new COVID-19 cases, a big surge from Monday's five positive cases.
The state recorded a total 175 COVID-19 positive cases and three deaths in the last 24 hours, the state health department stated.