Noida: Noida metro operations in the national capital’s Noida and Greater Noida will remain suspended on all Saturdays and Sundays to discourage passenger movement during the weekend lockdown amid the COVID-19 surge.Also Read - Noida Vlogger Who Took Pet Dog to Kedarnath Writes to PM Modi, Says His Family Has Been Receiving Threats

“To discourage passengers movement on curfew days, Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) has decided not to run any service on the curfew days i.e. Saturday & Sunday. Therefore, NMRC metro services will not be available on these days,” the Noida Metro Rail Corporation said in a statement. Also Read - Greater Noida: 'Upset With God Over Family's Ill-Health', Man Damages Idols at Temple; Arrested

Noida Metro operations were suspended for more than five months last year due to a nationwide lockdown imposed to curb rising coronavirus cases. Also Read - 'Nawab Has Seen Entire Country With Us': Noida Man Booked For Taking Husky to Kedarnath

Meanwhile, Delhi Metro is operational only for essential workers amid an extended lockdown till Monday, May 3.

Uttar Pradesh reported 38,055 fresh coronavirus cases and 223 fatalities on Sunday, taking the virus tally in the state to 10,86,625 and toll to 11,165.