UP announces relaxations in curfew as Covid cases decline

The Uttar Pradesh government today decided to give relaxations in the COVID-19 curfew as the infection cases has declined, with less than 600 marks in all 75 districts of the state.

“There will a be relaxation in coronavirus curfew in all the districts of the state from Wednesday onwards, from 7 am to 7 pm, for five days as the active Covid-19 cases have come below 600,” an official state government spokesperson said.

The night curfew from 7 pm to 7 am and weekend curfew for the entire day will, however, continue in all the districts, he said.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath look over the COVID-19 situation and decided to give the relaxations in the Covid-19 curfew.

In view of the declining rate of Covid cases in the state, a standard of 600 active cases was set for having coronavirus curfew effective in the districts.

“Only 797 new cases were reported in the state in the past 24 hours. Now, there are 14,000 active cases in the state,” he said.