UP: Yogi government strict on corona infection, night curfew in Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi from today, these services will be exempt
Night curfew has been imposed in some cities by taking strict steps on behalf of the government to curb the ever increasing corona cases in UP. From 9 o'clock tonight, the night curfew in Varanasi, Lucknow and Kanpur will be effective. Rural areas of Lucknow have been kept out of the night curfew. This will be implemented only in municipal areas in the capital. If the cases of infection continue to increase at the same speed, then night curfew can be announced in some other cities soon.
On behalf of the Yogi government, DMs of those districts have been empowered to impose Night Curfew where there are more than 500 corona infection cases. These days, there are more than 500 active cases in Lucknow, Prayagraj and Varanasi. Night curfew will be effective from 8 April i.e. tonight and it will be effective from 9 am to 6 am till 16 April. At the same day, the Corona Protocol will be fully followed.
Essential services will not be banned
There will be no restriction on essential services during the night curfew. Night curfew will not have any effect on supply of medicine, fruits, vegetables, milk, gas-diesel-petrol. The supply of these goods will continue as before. At the same time, office workers who have night shift will also be able to come and go by showing the pass. At the same time, passengers going to railway station, airport and bus stand will be able to go easily during the night curfew by showing tickets. At the same time, there will be no restriction on the departure of goods trains.
District Magistrate Alok Tiwari said that the corona cases are constantly increasing in Kanpur. More than 300 new cases are coming out from last two days. In view of the increasing infection, a decision has been taken by the administration on the night curfew. At the same time, all the schools up to class 12 have also been completely closed by April 30.
Night curfew will be effective from 9 pm
In Varanasi, night curfew has been imposed for a week in view of corona infection. The curfew will start from 9 o'clock in the night and will be decided till today in the morning till today. According to DM's information, it has been decided to close all government and private institutions except medical institutions. There will be exemption to open school and college only at the time of exam. At the same time, no more than 5 people are allowed to attend family and public events in any other program.
CM Yogi is quite worried due to the increasing corona infection in the state. Every effort is being made by the government to control the situation. In the districts where more cases of corona are coming out, orders have been given to do strict action. In places where there are more than 100 cases and more than 500 active cases every day, the District Magistrate has been empowered to take the decision of imposing night curfew on behalf of the government. It has also been said that the night curfew should not affect the services required.