Night curfew as increase in COVID-19 cases in Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi

After the increase in cases, one night curfew was imposed in Lucknow, Kanpur and Varanasi (FILE).

new Delhi:

In view of the increasing cases of Kovid-19, curfew has been imposed in Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow, Kanpur and Varanasi since Thursday night.

Lucknow Police Commissioner DK Thakur said on Wednesday, “Curfew will be imposed in Lucknow between 9 am and 6 am tomorrow night.”

“The curfew will continue till April 30,” Thakur said.

The District Magistrate of Lucknow informed in a tweet, “In Lucknow, all government, non-government or privately managed schools, colleges and educational institutions and coaching institutes are closed, except for medical, nursing and semi-medical institutions, of control. With immediate effect. Kovid-19 infection by April 15, 2021.

The magistrate tweeted, “However, in recognized educational institutions, examinations / practicals will be conducted in compliance with the COVID-19 protocol.”

After an increase in cases, a night curfew has also been imposed in Kanpur and Varanasi.

The District Magistrate of Kanpur said, “The curfew will remain in force from 10 am to 6 am in Kanpur on 8 April to continue till 30 April.”

Similarly, the Police Commissioner of Varanasi stated, “A week-long curfew is to be observed in Varanasi on 8 April at 9 pm.”

Meanwhile, India recorded its daily highest spike on Wednesday, with 1,15,736 new Kovid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

With the boom, the total number of cases in India has increased to 1,28,01,785. The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said that 630 COVID-related deaths occurred in the country in the last 24 hours, while the active number of cases is 8,43,473.

In the last 24 hours, 59,856 people have recovered from the disease. The cumulative death toll stands at 1,66,177.



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