Coronavirus Lucknow news: Lockdown extended till Mar 27; new Covid-19 hospitals to be ready by weekend
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on Tuesday announced that the lockdown will now be extended till March 27. The Chief Minister also announced a slew of measures to counter the spread of Coronavirus. He requested people to stay indoors and follow the instructions. Though shops selling essentials goods will remain opened, the Chief Minister warned people against hoarding of essentials goods.
He also stated that not more than two people will be allowed to purchase essentials from any shop at a given time.
Despite lockdown, traffic was spotted in Lucknow on Monday. In lieu of fear of community spread of Coronavirus, the officials on Monday evening decided to issue new guidelines for citizens.
According to new instructions, passes will be distributed to people associated with essential services. On two-wheelers, pillion rider will not be allowed while though two people can travel in a four-wheeler, the co-passenger is required to sit on the backseat.
51 Covid-19 hospitals to be setup in Uttar Pradesh
The Uttar Pradesh Government on Monday decided to setup 51 hospitals to fight Covid-19 in Uttar Pradesh. The government aims to establish a Covid-19 hospital in 51 medical colleges with a total of 11,000 isolation beds. These hospitals with 4500 beds will be established by the weekend.
No new case in Lucknow
Till press time on Monday, no new case was reported from Lucknow city. All people who came in touch with Kanika Kapoor were tested negative and it seems that the lockdown is working effectively in Lucknow.
Prime Minister to address nation at 8PM
Prime Minister will address the nation at 8pm today. We expect new instructions to counter the spread of Coronavirus. His appeal on last Thursday for Janta Curfew was quite effective. This time too we may expect an appeal for Janta Curfew-II.
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In order to curb the spread of the virus, we request you to practice social distancing. Which is why it is important for people to stay indoors and not flock the medical and essential services shop. It is important to follow the lockdown and not head out for the next few days.
Amid concerns of the peaking numbers of COVID-19 cases in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to seal hotspots in 15 major districts, including 12 hotspots in Lucknow.
This decision was undertaken at a meeting in Lucknow on Wednesday. The authorities have also given a verdict pertaining to the complete sealing of 12 major areas in Lucknow till15th of April.
Here are the hotspots in Lucknow which will be sealed for the next few days-
There's an ol' but true saying which states, "you are what you eat" and your food preferences sometimes can even make or break a relationship! Your food choices are often personal and they actually talk a lot about you as a person. Take someone on a date and you'll know a lot about them, just by the things they order or get customized to their liking.
So here we have listed items that 12 zodiac signs love to eat or drink as per the 'Lucknowi Food Bible' and read further to find out more on this!
The Coronavirus pandemic has dug its nails deep into our psyche and has completely overturned everyday life for us. With all of us stuck at home and all of our favourite kitchens and restaurants shut down, the foodie in us is waiting for the lockdown to get over with bated breath.
Lucknow is a goldmine for foodies and has a number of places in its kitty and right now, the only thing keeping us sane is thinking about food and what all we can have.
So here's a list of 15 of our favourite places we've been waiting to visit once the lockdown is done with.