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Night Curfew In Noida, Ghaziabad:
Gautam Budh Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 8 (ANI): In light of the rising number of COVID-19 cases reported across the country, the Gautam Budh Nagar district administration on Thursday announced night curfew till April 17. Also Read - Coronavirus: Beaches in Chennai, Two More Districts to Remain Shut on Weekends
As per the order, the night prohibition/regulation will be in place from 10 pm to 5 am. All movement of essential goods/commodities and essential/medical services will, however, be exempted.
“All government, private educational institutes (except medical, para medical and nursing) including coaching institutes shall be barred from holding physical classes till 17th April 2021,” the order said, adding that all exams including practicals shall be held as per schedule.
It further said there will be intensive enforcement of all protocols prescribed by the government, including face masks, social distancing protocol and sanitisation, by police/incident commanders and departments concerned.
“It has been decided to impose night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am in Ghaziabad district. The order comes into effect from tonight,” Ajay Shankar Pandey Ghaziabad District Magistrate said on Thursday. Earlier in the day, district administrations of other states, including capital Lucknow, Prayagraj, Kanpur and Varanasi also imposed similar restrictions. In Lucknow, the curfew will be in place between 9 pm and 6 am.
PM chairs meeting on COVID-19 situation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that a challenging situation was emerging again due to COVID-19 and urged states to ramp up testing. Chairing a meeting with chief ministers over the COVID-19 situation in the country, he said many states including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Punjab had crossed the peak of the first wave in terms of COVID-19 cases and it was a matter of serious concern.
He said the period between April 11 to April 14 can be observed as Tika (vaccination) Utsav’ for COVID-19 vaccination. “A challenging situation is emerging again. We need to fight the second surge in cases. Many states including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Punjab have crossed the first wave of peak in terms of COVID-19 cases. This is a serious concern. People have become complacent. In most states administration has also become relaxed,” he said.