In Uttar Pradesh, the unlock process of Corona curfew will start in a phased manner from today across 61 districts. State government had yesterday decided to lift the covid curfew with certain guidelines but weekend covid curfew will continue to remain throughout the state. The covid curfew will continue in 14 districts that have more than 600 active cases.
In the remaining 61 districts, shops will be allowed to open with strict safety protocols from 7 am to 7 pm. Night curfew will continue in the whole state. Yesterday Sonbhadra, Deoria, Baghpat, Prayagraj, Bijnore and Moradabad were added to the earlier list due to the declining number of active cases in these districts.
However, there are 14 districts where no relaxation has been permitted by the government. These are Meerut, Lucknow, Saharanpur, Varanasi, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Muzaffarnagar, Bareilly, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Bulandshahr, Jhansi, Lakhimpur-Khiri, Jaunpur and Ghazipur. The Chief Minister said that if cases rise above 600 in any district the relaxation in corona curfew will end automatically.
After nearly two months of lock-down, Madhya Pradesh is being