Corona infection seems to be uncontrollable in UP. On Wednesday, corona cases in the state crossed 6 thousand. After the corona’s rising cases, a night curfew has been announced in some districts of the state. Night curfew has been imposed in Prayagraj, Kanpur and Varanasi, including the capital Lucknow. In fact, in Uttar Pradesh, the District Magistrate has been given powers in 13 districts with more than 500 Corona cases to stop the movement at night if they want. In such a situation, an important decision was taken to impose night curfew in four cities.
Night Curfew in UP will be from 9 am to 6 am
In Lucknow from 9 am to 6 pm due to which movement will be restricted. District Magistrate Abhishek Prakash told here on Wednesday that given increasing cases of COVID-19 infection. The district administration has decided to impose curfew in the Lucknow Municipal Corporation area from 9 am to 6 am from 8 to 16 April. He said that the night curfew would be applicable only in the Lucknow Municipal Corporation area. Not in rural areas.
Lucknow District Magistrate said that work would continue with the COVID-19 protocol from 6 am to 9 pm. There will be an exemption to bring and carry essential items. During this time, the supply of fruits, vegetables, milk, LPG, petrol-diesel and medicine will continue.
Night curfew in Kanpur also, in Kanpur, District Magistrate Alok Tiwari has announced to impose a curfew from 10 am to 6 am.
In Varanasi, shops have been closed after 9 o’clock
In Varanasi, it has been announced to impose a night curfew due to increasing corona infection. The District Magistrate has imposed prohibitory orders. Shops will remain closed after 9 pm in the district. The shops will open only after 9 a.m. Everyone must wear a mask and follow social distancing. The District Magistrate said that masks would be used at places like hotels, malls, shopping malls, restaurants, banquet halls, baraat gears, marriage halls etc., and social distancing will be followed. If shopkeepers or customers are found violating it, then action will be taken to seal them.
There are restrictions in Prayagraj from 10 pm to 8 am. More than 1 thousand cases have been reported in the Sangam city Prayagraj in the last 24 hours. The District Magistrate has announced the imposition of a night curfew from 10 is to 8 am. Only essential services will get a discount during this period.