From Bengal to Kashmir: States that have extended Covid lockdown restrictions

With the novel coronavirus quickly spreading throughout the nation, most states have resorted to imposing or extending lockdowns and associated restrictions to cope with the pandemic.

On Saturday, West Bengal turned the most recent state to go beneath a lockdown, imposing curbs until Could 30, to test the unfold of the virus. The state authorities has introduced a whole lockdown throughout the state for a fortnight from 6 am on Sunday, Could 16 to six pm on Could 30. It additionally imposed an evening curfew, from 9 pm to five am, starting Sunday night time.

Himachal Pradesh, too, has prolonged the coronavirus-induced curfew within the state until Could 26.

Here’s a have a look at the states which have prolonged restrictions to curb the unfold of the virus:

Delhi: The nationwide capital has been beneath lockdown since April 19 and it will proceed until Could 17.

Maharashtra: Maharashtra’s lockdown-like restrictions have been prolonged until 7 am on June 1. The brand new restrictions embody a compulsory detrimental RT-PCR check report for these getting into the state and curbs on these arriving from locations of “delicate origins”, says an order issued by Chief Secretary Sitaram Kunte on Wednesday.

Uttar Pradesh: The Yogi Adityanath authorities, which had imposed a curfew throughout the state to curb the unfold of the virus until Could 10, has prolonged the length until 7 am on Could 24. This was the fifth such extension to this point previously few days.

Jharkhand: The partial lockdown imposed in Jharkhand since April 22 had been prolonged until Could 27 with some extra restrictions. Motion of inter-state and intra-state buses have been restricted whereas non-public autos are allowed to maneuver solely with e-passes issued by the district administration.

Haryana: The state authorities has prolonged statewide lockdown with much more stringent curbs until Could 17. Now, weddings and funerals can solely be attended by a most 11 individuals whereas liquor outlets throughout the state will proceed to stay shut.

Jammu and Kashmir: The administration had prolonged the curfew in place throughout all 20 districts by every week. The curfew, which has been in drive since April 29, will now run until Could 24.

Kerala: The Kerala authorities on Friday determined to lengthen the lockdown until Could 23 as check positivity charge remained excessive throughout the state. Extra stringent containment measures have been additionally carried out in 4 districts – Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Malappuram – the place Covid-19 circumstances have continued to rise.

Chhattisgarh: The Chhattisgarh authorities has requested district administrations to increase the lockdown until Could 31 to include the surge of Covid-19 circumstances. The lockdown, in drive in all 28 districts, was to finish on Saturday midnight.

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