Uttar Pradesh is witnessing a high surge of corona virus cases, due to which the government has announced a lockdown across the state on all Sundays till May 15. All districts of Uttar Pradesh are under lockdown from 8 pm on Saturday, which will continue till 7 am, Monday. The Sunday lockdown will be applicable to both the urban and the rural areas of the districts.
During Sunday Lockdown, only essential services will be allowed. The sanitation, sanitisation and emergency services will operate during this period. Medical and health-related emergencies are allowed to function.
But during these periods, all markets, commercial institutions, offices etc will remain closed for proper implementation of the lockdown.
Meanwhile, night curfew will also in function from 7 pm to 8 am in ten districts of the state in view of the rise in COVID-19 cases including Lucknow, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Kanpur Nagar, Gautam Budh Nagar, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Gorakhpur.
UP recorded 27,357 fresh COVID-19 cases leading to the total case tally to 8,21,054.