Lucknow: Lockdown due to Covid-19 is now lifted in 6 more districts of Uttar Pradesh.
New orders are passed today where 6 more districts are added in the list. However, till yestersday only 55 districts were going to get ease in restrictions from June 1. The six districts where there will be ease in restrictions and lockdown have been lifted are Prayagraj, Bijnor, Moradabad, Deoria, Baghpat and Sonbhadra.
“The curfew will automatically come to an end in those districts which report less than 600 active cases”, said UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
“Curfew will continue in districts that have more than 600 active COVID-19 cases for one more week. When active cases will come under 600 the curfew will end automatically. We’ve eased restrictions in 55 districts from 7 am to 7 pm,” Adityanath said on Sunday.
The UP government had decided to extend statewide lockdown on May 22. The curfew was initially imposed till May 31. The same has been extended to those districts which have been reporting more than 600 active cases.
According to the existing restrictions, vaccinations, industrial activity, essential services and movement related to medical emergencies have been allowed to remain operational across the state.