These Indian states impose fresh curbs, extend lockdowns amid surge. Full list

Right here is the complete record of states which have impose recent curbs, prolonged lockdown

West Bengal

West Bengal joined the states which have imposed a whole lockdown to include the COVID pandemic. The lockdown will are available impact from tomorrow and can proceed until 30 Might.

West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay stated on Saturday, “Extra restriction measures to chop down the mobility of individuals and limiting human contact by means of meeting and congregations is crucial to chop the transmission chain of the virus and to include the pandemic.”

Beneath the brand new guidelines, all authorities and personal workplaces will stay closed, besides emergency companies. Along with this, intra-state bus companies, metro, ferry service, gyms, cinema halls, salons and swimming swimming pools have additionally been ordered shut.

All markets and retailers are allowed to perform solely between 7 am and 10 am.

Chhattisgarh

The Chhattisgarh authorities has requested authorities in all of the 28 districts to increase the COVID-19 lockdown until Might 31 even because it granted extra relaxations in financial and different actions, an official stated.

The lockdown, at present in drive in all districts of the state, was set to finish in most areas at Might 15 midnight.

As per the brand new orders, solely 10 individuals are allowed to attend weddings and funerals, whereas all types of spiritual, social, political, social and different programmes proceed to stay prohibited.

The directive stated that officers ought to make an enchantment by means of numerous non secular and group heads to individuals to keep away from crowding in all types of spiritual and social festivals and perform pooja or different rituals at a private stage of their respective homes.

Bihar

Bihar too has prolonged the lockdown, which was to finish on Might 15, until Might 25, whereas Maharashtra has already introduced the continuation of lockdown-like restrictions until June.

In a tweet, chief minister Nitish Kumar stated on Thursday that he reviewed the lockdown within the state with colleagues within the council of ministers and officers.

“The constructive final result of the lockdown is clear. Therefore, a choice has been taken to increase the lockdown by one other 10 days, from Might 16 to 25,” the chief minister stated.

All state authorities workplaces will stay closed and important companies will probably be exempted.

Uttar Pradesh

Equally, the Uttar Pradesh authorities on Saturday prolonged the partial coronavirus curfew until 7 am of 24 Might.

The curfew is at present enforced until 17 Might. Till rest of the orders, all retailers and institutions are required to stay closed in containment zones. Nevertheless, all important companies will probably be allowed and the Covid-19 vaccination drive will proceed.

Outdoors containment zones, grocery retailers, and retailers promoting important gadgets of day by day use corresponding to milk and greens can stay open. Pharmacies and retailers promoting surgical devices may also not come underneath the purview of the order.

The UP authorities had on 29 April introduced that weekend curfews will hereon cowl Mondays as properly. It had later prolonged the order until 6 Might after which prolonged it additional until 10 Might.

Tamil Nadu

The continued lockdown restrictions in Tamil Nadu have been additional intensified since Friday to deal with the surge within the variety of instances. Regardless of the state-wide full lockdown, the state on Saturday reported over 33,000 instances.

As per the brand new set of pointers that got here out on Friday, grocery retailers, vegetable retailers, fish and meat retailers will probably be allowed to open solely between 6-10 am. Tea retailers is not going to be allowed.

No permission for roadside retailers promoting greens, flowers and fruits, the state ordered. Earlier, all grocery retailers, retailers promoting meat and fish will perform from 6 am till 12 pm. All business institutions other than these have been ordered shut.

Assam

Assam authorities on Saturday introduced additional restrictions in city and its adjoining areas, upto 5 km of its periphery, banning motion of individuals and autos from 12 midday to five am to include the surge in COVID-19 constructive instances.

Chief Secretary Jishnu Baruah, in his capability as Chairperson of the State Catastrophe Administration Authority, in an order directed that there will probably be a complete ban on motion of people from 12 midday to five am apart from these going for vaccinations, medical emergencies and engaged in important companies.

All retailers and business institutions must be shut down at 11 am on all days. All autos, aside from the federal government autos and people exempted by an earlier order, will probably be allowed to ply in accordance with an odd-even components, to be determined by the district catastrophe administration authorities, between 5 am to 12 midday.

A number of states are reporting a decline in energetic instances

The general COVID-19 scenario within the nation is stabilising although it’s a combined image throughout the nation when it comes to the development of day by day new instances in numerous state, NITI Aayog member V Okay Paul stated on Saturday.

Union well being ministry stated, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh, that are recording a excessive variety of novel coronavirus instances, are additionally reporting a decline in energetic instances.

Twenty-four states have a COVID-19 positivity price of greater than 15 p.c whereas Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Daman and Diu, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh have reported a significant drop in case positivity, it added

“It’s evident that we will see a certain quantity of stabilisation of the second wave of the pandemic.”

“Some states have proven a transparent sample, in some states there are issues and in some others, there’s a development in the direction of a rise. It’s a combined image. However general, the scenario is stabilising and we hope and we’ll work in the direction of making certain additional stabilisation and fast decline of this pandemic,” Paul stated.

The nation recorded 3,26,098 new COVID-19 instances that took the tally to 2,43,72,907, whereas 3,890 new fatalities pushed the demise toll to 2,66,207, based on Union Well being Ministry information up to date on Saturday.

Ten states account for 85 p.c of the full coronavirus instances within the nation. Whereas 11 states have over one lakh energetic COVID-19 instances, 17 have lower than 50,000 instances whereas eight have energetic instances between 50,000 and one lakh.

(With inputs from companies)

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