15th April, 2021
A corona bomb explodes in a wedding ceremony in Saktiguri village in Janjgir-Champa district of Chhattisgarh. In this village with a population of five hundred, 135 villagers have been infected so far. One to two people have been found infected in every house. The village panchayat has sealed the entire village. In order to protect the villagers from infection, the movement of outsiders in the village has been banned.
The Kanwar family was married between April 1 and 5 in the dependent village Saktiguri village of Nawagaon, the gram panchayat in Janjgir-Champa district. Both bride and groom are from this village. So most of the people of the village attended this wedding. On April 7, the first infected were found in the village. After this, people gradually became infected one by one.
Camp was conducted for three days
In such a situation, sarpanch Reena Kanwar decided to conduct a corona investigation in the village. The camp was investigated for three days. The investigation found 135 villagers infected. All of Saktiguri's infected home isolates are in isolation. Distribution of other essential ingredients including medicine is being administered. At the same time, doctors are also giving information about the infected through mobile and WhatsApp.
Barricades placed in the entrance of the village
Janjgir-Champa collector Yashwant Kumar told that the panchayat has put barricades in the entrance of the village. Munadi has also been provided. The medicine has also been made available by the Health Department. I have instructed to provide all facilities by reaching the spot.
Chhattisgarh now in fourth position in case of new case
Significantly, in the case of active patients of Corona, Chhattisgarh is second only to Maharashtra. On April 14, there were a total of 6 lakh 13 thousand 635 active patients in Maharashtra. In Chhattisgarh, this figure was one lakh 18 thousand 636. Chhattisgarh is now fourth in terms of new cases being received every day.