Night Curfew In Up, With the increase in coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh at an unprecedented pace; the state government on Thursday announced the imposition of night curfews in 10 districts including the capital Lucknow. Night curfew has been imposed in the districts where there are more than 2,000 active cases of COVID-19.
Night curfew has been imposed in Lucknow, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Kanpur, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Ghaziabad, Meerut and Gorakhpur districts.
“There are more than 2,000 active cases in 10 districts including Lucknow, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Kanpur, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Ghaziabad, Meerut and Gorakhpur, which should be kept under curfew from 8 am to 7 am. This order should be implemented with immediate effect; ”the Chief Minister’s Office of Uttar Pradesh quoted CM Yogi Adityanath as saying. In addition, the state government announced that the schools had been closed by May 15. In addition,
The announcement comes a day after Uttar Pradesh reported 20,510 new COVID-19 cases a day – its highest daily spike. The number of active coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh has increased to 1,11,835. On Wednesday; Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that he too has tested positive for COVID-19. The CM’s COVID-19 test result came positive one day after several of his staff members who tested positive for COVID-19 went under self-isolation. Adityanath tweeted, “After the initial symptoms; I tested myself. My report is positive. I am working on self-isolation and following doctors’ advice.”
Earlier, he had said; “My office officials tested positive for coronavirus. They were in contact with me. So, as a precaution, I am isolating myself.”