New Delhi: Just as the Covid situation has started to deteriorate again in India, several states have started to take measures in the wake of the same. It has become important to restrict the movement of people especially in masses and maintain social distancing again. The Covid has started to take a toll in Indian health infrastructure with more than 1.26 lakh cases being reported in the last 24 hours.
Here is a list of states and UTs that have imposed curfew or lockdown to curb the spread the Covid-19:
The Maharashtra government has decided to impose a night curfew from 8 pm to 7 am till April 30. Along with this, weekend lockdown will be there throughout April. Except for vegetables, medicines and grocery markets, all malls and markets will remain closed till the end of the month. Public places like theatres, sports complexes, auditoriums, water parks, salons, spas, multiplexes, video parlours and swimming pools will also remain closed.
The Delhi government has imposed a night curfew in the national capital from 10 pm to 5 am till April 30. Private doctors, nurses and paramedical staff have been exempted from the curfew and those going to airports, railway or bus stations have also been exempted from the curfew. However, you’ll need to obtain an e-pass for travelling during curfew hours.
In Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow Municipal Corporation had decided to put a night curfew from 9 pm to 6 am till April 16. All educational institutions including schools, colleges, coaching institutes will remain shut till April 15 except medical colleges.
The Punjab government has imposed a night curfew pan state from 9 pm to 5 am. All political gatherings have also been banned till April 30. Public gatherings like funerals and weddings will also have restricted number people - 50 for indoors and 100 for outdoors.
Gujarat has imposed lockdown from 8 pm to 6 am in 20 cities which include Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Junagadh, Gandhinagar, Anand, Nadiad, Mehasana, Morbi, Dahod, Patan, Godhra, Bhuj, Gandhidham, Bharuch, Surendranagar and Amreli. All sorts of political and public gatherings have also been banned and at most only 100 people are allowed at wedding ceremonies.
The Rajasthan government has imposed a night curfew from 8 pm to 6 am and has ordered to shut multiplexes and gymnasiums till April 19. People can’t dine in restaurants and hotels in the curfew hours. However, home delivery has been allowed.
The Odisha government has imposed a night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am in 10 cities - Sundergarh, Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Balangir, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Malkangiri, Koraput, and Nabarangpur.
A night curfew has been imposed in Chandigarh from 10 pm to 5 am until further notice. No public gatherings to be allowed during curfew hours and the restaurants will be closed before 10 pm.
The Chhattisgarh government has imposed a lockdown in Raipur district from 9 April to 19 April. An order was issued in regards to the same declaring Raipur a containment zone.
The government of Madhya Pradesh has imposed a night curfew from 10 pm to 6 am in the 'urban areas' of the state. In Chhindwara district, a seven day lockdown has been imposed. Furthermore, the government offices will function for five days a week for next three months.