'Stay indoor, stay safe' is the mantra we all need to strictly follow in Lucknow this week. Lucknow's Coronavirus tally now stands at 160, with more than 60 cases reported in the last 72 hours. This sudden rise in Coronavirus cases were mostly reported from city's Sadar area.
The administration has now identified and marked 17 hotspots in Lucknow. In these hotspots, people are not allowed to move even to avail essential services. The government has only allowed home delivery of essential items. This way, the officials are trying to curtail the spread of the virus.
Following the guidelines of the Union Government, the officials have decided to open a few government offices in Lucknow from Monday. This will help in starting the wheel of the economy. The Lucknow administration is daily monitoring the situation and may soon also permit restaurants to start home delivery.
Doorstep delivery of essential items in hotspot areas
The district administration's door step delivery of essential goods in every hotspot area of Lucknow is now showing ground results. People are reporting that the officials are taking proactive measures and are addressing their queries in a time bound manner. Furthermore, the government has roped in 'Call 112' for delivery of essential items including medicines.
Week 5 of Lockdown in Lucknow starts
We are now in fifth week of lockdown in Lucknow. In comparison to other tier-2 cities such as Jaipur, Surat & Indore, Lucknow is well placed to now flatten the curve and thus it is a a crucial week for Lucknow. The administration has also rammed up testing in Lucknow and are also going to start pool testing in the city's hotspot areas. This will further help in identifying people suffering from Covid-19.