Lucknow | In order to break the chain of infection in Uttar Pradesh, the government has decided to extend the lockdown till May 17 in the state.
State Additional Chief Secretary Information Navneet Sehgal has confirmed this. He said it would be like a partial corona curfew. During this time all necessary services will continue.
In view of the fast-spreading infection in the villages after the panchayat elections and the festival of Eid on 14 May, Yogi Adityanath has extended the lockdown for a week, taking no threat.
In a review meeting with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Team – 9 decided to pursue the lockdown. The corona curfew has been extended once again on May 17 at seven in the morning to break the chain of corona infection. During this time all restrictions will remain in force as before. Essential services will continue to be exempted. Strict action will be taken against those who roam unnecessarily. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that the objective of the Corona curfew will be successful only if the protocol is strictly implemented.
Giving information on Sunday, Additional Chief Secretary of UP Navneet Sehgal said that the partial corona curfew has been extended till May 17. He said that partial corona curfew is being effective in breaking the chain of corona infection. The people themselves are reducing traffic. During this time there will be a complete exemption for health-related works. Industrial activities, work-related to e-commerce will continue to go on. Ration distribution and vaccination will be smooth. Only doorstep delivery arrangements will be supplied in the Containment Zone.
It may be noted that on 29 April, the Yogi government had decided to lock down the state in the evening from eight o’clock on Friday to seven o’clock in the morning on Tuesday and then extend it for two days on May 3 to seven o’clock on Thursday (May 6) gave. After this, on May 5, its duration has been extended till Monday, May 10, at seven in the morning. The lockdown was extended till 7 am on May 17, the day before.