Night Curfew In Lucknow, Kanpur, Prayagraj, Varanasi As COVID-19 Cases Surge

Following a surge in instances, an evening curfew has been imposed in Lucknow, Kanpur and Varanasi (FILE)

New Delhi:

In view of rising instances of Covid-19, an evening curfew has been imposed in Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow, Kanpur and Varanasi with impact from Thursday evening.

Police Commissioner of Lucknow DK Thakur stated on Wednesday, “Evening curfew to be imposed in Lucknow from tomorrow between 9 pm and 6 am.”

“The curfew will proceed until April 30,” Mr Thakur stated.

District Justice of the Peace of Lucknow in a tweet knowledgeable, “In Lucknow, all authorities, non-government or privately managed colleges, schools and academic establishments and training institutes are closed, besides medical, nursing and para-medical institutes, with fast impact for the management of Covid-19 an infection until April 15, 2021.”

“Nonetheless, in acknowledged instructional establishments, examinations/practicals will probably be carried out in strict compliance with the COVID-19 protocol,” the Justice of the Peace tweeted.

In Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj, evening curfew has been imposed from 10 pm to eight am within the district from Thursday until additional discover. The District Justice of the Peace knowledgeable that important companies will probably be exempted from the curfew.

Following a surge in instances, an evening curfew has been imposed in Kanpur and Varanasi too.

District Justice of the Peace of Kanpur stated, “A curfew would come into power in Kanpur from 10 pm until 6 am on April 8, to proceed until April 30.”

Equally, the Commissioner of Police of Varanasi knowledgeable, “Varanasi to watch a week-long curfew beginning at 9 pm on April 8.”

In the meantime, with 1,15,736 new Covid-19 instances within the final 24 hours, India recorded its every day highest spike on Wednesday.

With the surge, the entire depend of instances in India has reached 1,28,01,785. The nation reported 630 COVID-related deaths within the final 24 hours, whereas the lively variety of instances stands at 8,43,473, the Union Well being Ministry stated on Wednesday.

As many as 59,856 individuals recovered from the illness within the final 24 hours. The cumulative demise depend has mounted to 1,66,177.

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