Lockdowns and night curfews are back. Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh are among the states who have already announced weekend lockdowns. Punjab, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Karnataka have imposed night curfews in order to contain the spread of second wave of Coronavirus infections in the country.
Coronavirus Lockdown India April 9 Highlights: The Covid-19 situation in India has turned grim, with the country reporting over 1 million cases in just 11 days. India reported its single-day peak of 1,26,789 new coronavirus infections yesterday, pushing its Covid-19 tally to near 13 million; the number of active cases too breached the 9-lakh mark again. Many states/UTs have been reporting their peaks in daily Covid-19 cases for the past few weeks.
Lockdowns and night curfews are back. Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh (begins from 6 pm today till Monday 6 am, every week till further order) are among the states who have already announced weekend lockdowns. Punjab, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Karnataka have imposed night curfews (in major cities). In order to contain the spread of the second wave of Coronavirus infections in the country, several other states/UTs have announced more stringent Covid-19 restrictions. Schools and educational institutes are again closed. Measures like restrictions on social gatherings and ban on the movement of people from other states are also in place.
As India stares at another health crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday held a meeting with chief ministers/administrators of states/UTs. He stressed on creation of micro-containment zones, asked CMs to focus on test and trace, urged them not to jump the gun on vaccines.
As India reported a new peak in the single-day spike of coronavirus infection and states announced new curbs and restrictions to contain the virus spread, here’s FE Online blog covering every single development – virus, vaccine, Covid-19 guidelines, curbs, night curfew and lockdown, etc. We bring you developments from across the country and the world. Follow our live blog and get instant, verified updates on the coronavirus pandemic:
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