Lockdown in Uttar Pradesh Likely to be Extended Till May 24: Reports

New Delhi: In a bid to flatten the COVID-19 transmission curve,  the Uttar Pradesh authorities is reportedly planning to increase lockdown within the state until Might 24. Earlier within the day, CM Yogi held a gathering with high officers to assessment COVID-19 state of affairs within the state. Following this, a number of Hindi portals have reported that the Chief Minister could announce an extension of the continuing ‘corona curfew’ by one other week. Nonetheless, an official announcement relating to the identical is awaited. Additionally Learn – Uttar Pradesh Authorities Postpones UPTET Until Additional Orders Amid COVID Surge

The UP authorities had final week prolonged the lockdown until Might 17. Throughout this era, all important providers have been allowed.

Right here’s What’s Allowed, What’s Shut

  • Important and Medical emergency providers allowed.
  • All outlets and institutions closed.
  • Personal and govt places of work shut.
  • Wedding ceremony (with a cap of 100 folks, 50 folks in closed areas) and funeral (with a cap of 20 folks) providers.
  • Eating places, bars, sports activities complexes, gyms shut.
  • Instructional institutes, akin to colleges and faculties closed.

Earlier on Friday, Uttar Pradesh had recorded 15,747 recent COVID-19 instances that took the an infection rely to 15,96,628, whereas 312 extra fatalities pushed the loss of life toll to 16,958.  Prior to now 13 days, the variety of lively instances within the state has come down by over 1.17 lakh. On April 30, there have been about 3.10 lakh lively instances and the quantity at present stands at 1,93,815, mentioned Further Chief Secretary, Well being, Amit Mohan Prasad.

As many as 1,57,257 sufferers are in house isolation. Within the final 24 hours,  26,174 COVID-19 sufferers have recovered from the illness. Thus far, 13,85,855 sufferers have recovered in Uttar Pradesh and the restoration price stands at 86.eight per cent.

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