Uttar Pradesh: Noida, Ghaziabad impose night curfew till April 17 amid rising Covid cases

In wake of rising Covid circumstances, the Noida and Ghaziabad administrations have introduced an evening curfew within the cities.

As per officers, the curfew can be in place between 10 pm to five am until April 17th.  Nonetheless, the motion of important items and providers can be exempted from the order, officers mentioned.

The choice was taken by the administrations after a evaluate assembly on the present Covid scenario. The state authorities on Wednesday had authorised DMs in districts with greater than 500 energetic circumstances to resolve additional plan of action.

The exceptions in evening curfew in Gautam Buddh Nagar will comply with the identical order issued throughout final 12 months’s lockdown. Folks working for the federal government together with police, hospital, hearth and different important departments must current their IDs upon checking. Media individuals, grocery store house owners, petrol pump staff, telecommunication personnel, financial institution employees, ATM operators and different non-public establishments concerned in important work may also be allowed to maneuver in the course of the evening in the event that they carry genuine identification.

“All authorities, non-public instructional institutes (besides medical, paramedical and nursing),
together with teaching institutes won’t be allowed to carry bodily courses until April 17. Nonetheless, all exams together with practicals shall be held as per the schedule and are exempted from this order,” mentioned Suhas LY, DM Gautam Buddh Nagar.

For these travelling in the direction of and from the airports, practice or bus stations must present a replica of their tickets when checked.

Violation of the lockdown will result in motion beneath part 188 (disobeying order) of the IPC and related sections of the Epidemic Act.

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