SHIMLA, July 30 -- Chief minister (CM) Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday said he had no plans to impose complete lockdown in the state.

The CM said, "Unlock 3.0 will be implemented in the state shortly. Lockdown will continue only in containment zones. The government will be stricter in the areas where Covid-19 cases are on the rise."

He was speaking on the sidelines of an event organised at Hotel Peterhoff to felicitate the new BJP state chief Suresh Kashyap.

"How can there be a lockdown when the nation is implementing lockdown 3.0," said Thakur.

The CM admitted that the state had suffered huge economic losses due to the pandemic.

"Covid-19 has put financial burden on everyone. We all need to share the burden. There are certain decision tha...