As the second wave of Coronavirus has hit the nation many states have imposed lockdown. Worst hit is in Maharashtra as the state reported 25,833 Covid cases its highest peak recorded on September 11 last year.
Amid a rising number of coronavirus cases, a night curfew has been imposed in Pune from 11 pm to 6 am. Schools and colleges to remain shut till March 31. Hotels, bars, malls, and theatres will remain shut from 10 pm to 6 am during the night curfew. Gardens will be closed in the evening.
Night curfew imposed in Nashik as well from 7 pm to 7 am. A capacity of 25-30 peoples at weddings and events, after March 15 no marriages in halls. However, hotels can remain open from 7 am till 9 pm with 50% capacity. Schools will remain closed. Religious places remain closed on Saturday and Sunday.
To stem the rising covid-19 cases, a week-long lockdown from March 15 to 21 in Nagpur City has been imposed. However, during this period, essential services will be staying operational. The government offices in Nagpur will function with a 25 percent capacity.
Punjab too issued new curbs night curfew in 11 districts, closed educational institute, put restrictions on the social gathering, in order to control the fresh Covid-19 surge in the state.
Uttarakhand has also imposed lockdown in some areas like Dehradun. Its district magistrate (DM) announced a complete lockdown in Mussoorie’s Galway Cottage area and St. George’s School, Barlow Ganj area and declared them containment zones. As per the order, all shops and offices will be closed till further announcements and only one person from a family will be allowed to out to purchase essential items.