Due to the rampant rise of COVID-19 in Lucknow, the Police Commissioner of Lucknow DK Thakur has imposed a week-long night curfew here, effective immediately. As per orders, movement will be restricted from 9 PM to 6 AM and all schools and colleges will remain closed in Lucknow till April 15, 2021. On Wednesday, about 1,333 fresh cases were traced here, which have raised the active tally in the state capital to 8852 cases.
At the state level, about 6023 new cases were reported in Uttar Pradesh.
Curfew restraints in Lucknow
All government, non-government or privately managed schools, colleges and educational institutes and coaching centres will remain closed. However, all examinations - both theory and practicals, will be conducted in recognised educational institutes in strict compliance with the established COVID-19 protocol.
All medical, nursing, paramedical and other essential services in Lucknow have been exempted from these restrictive protocols and will continue services without any restraints. The curfew has been imposed to break the chain of coronavirus infections, which is progressing at an alarming rate in several districts in the state.