12 points you should know about the lockdown commencing from July 10 in Lucknow

Weekend lockdown: The lockdown is being enforced in view of the increasing number of Covid-19 cases!

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary through a circular on late Thursday evening announced a three-day lockdown in the state including Lucknow from 10 p.m. on Friday, July 10 to 5.a.m. on Monday, July 13.

This comes after a fresh lockdown was imposed in Kolkata and Patna. According to the government of UP, the lockdown will help in controlling the spread of the novel Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh.


A stringent lockdown will be imposed in the state. All essential services including Petrol Pumps, Hospitals, Media and people involved in the supply of essentials will function as normal.

The movement of trains and air services will continue but road transport will be shut. Buses, however, will be made available to train passengers.

Here are the 12 things to know-

1. All offices and businesses to remain shut in Uttar Pradesh including Lucknow & Kanpur

All offices including the offices of State & Central government will remain shut. Private businesses are advised to follow a 'work from home' model.

2. All essential services to work as usual including healthcare, media, delivery, grocery, vegetables etc.

Similar to the lockdown 1, all essential services will remain functional. No need for panic buying as supply of milk, vegetables will not be hampered.

Railways to function as normal, people arriving in state via trains to be taken via Uttar Pradesh roadways buses to their destination

The Uttar Pradesh bus services will remain shut however, for passengers arriving in state by Railways, special buses will be arranged for commute.

3. Apart from UP roadways buses to ferry passengers, all other transport of UP roadways will remain shut. Metro services will also remain shut!

Uttar Pradesh roadways and Metro services will remain shut in the state.

Airways to function as normal, people can commute in private vehicles from the airport

Private vehicles will be allowed for passengers landing in the state through airways. Airports will function normally as well.

Trucks will remain operational function, Petrol Pumps allowed to remain open

Trucks will remain operational as administration aims to make sure that supply of all essential services are met. Petrol Pumps on highways to open 24x7 while petrol pumps within the city limit to remain open for a specific time period.

On 10th and 12th July, a sanitisation drive to be carried out in the state

A drive for sanitisation and pure drinking water will be conducted, all employees working on these two drives will work as decided by the government.

Home covid 19 screening of citizens to continue

The drive started by the health department for screening of citizen at their homes will run as planned and all Covid warriors can continue their duties, they will have to carry an identity card.

Industries to remain open in rural areas

Industries in rural areas to remain open, in urban areas industries working for essential coronavirus related services to remain open.

Construction services allowed

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All construction services like highway construction etc to remain active, offices related to these will also remain open. People working in such essential services to carry an official ID card, ID card will be consumed a duty pass for such employees.

Local authorities to ensure strict enforcement of the lockdown

DM, administration and police including 112 to ensure strict enforcement of the lockdown for the given period in Uttar Pradesh.

Awareness drive to be organised

At all public places a drive will be run under the banner of Public Address System to make people aware of the pandemic and its precautions.

The three-day lockdown is being enforced in view of the spurt in number of Coronavirus cases in the state. The copy of the fresh lockdown orders is attached below.

Fresh Lockdown.pdf

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