UP lockdown

Shops, markets in UP can operate from 6 am to 10 pm Monday onwards

As per the new guidelines issued by Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi, markets, shops and establishments can now remain open from 6 am to 10 pm from Monday to Friday.

published on : 11th July 2021

COVID-19: UP reports 188 fresh deaths, 3,278 cases; infection tally at 16,83,866

The recovery rate in the state is now 95.4 per cent, while the number of active cases came down by 81.26 per cent since April 30 when a peak of 3,10,783 active cases were reported.

published on : 27th May 2021

Coronavirus curfew extended till May 31 in UP; active cases drop below one lakh

Coronavirus vaccination drive, industrial activities and other essential services will continue during the period, the statement said.

published on : 22nd May 2021

UP: 17-year-old dies after 'police thrashing for violating corona curfew'; constable suspended

The incident took place in Bhatpuri locality in Bangarmau area when the boy was selling vegetable outside his house.

published on : 22nd May 2021

Yogi government's COVID managment faces Opposition, HC heat amid lack of medicines, meals among home isolation patients

The Lucknow bench of the HC also asked the state counsel to obtain instructions from the government on the shortages of vaccines for the 18-44 age group.

published on : 18th May 2021

COVID crisis: Yogi government ramps up surveillance in UP villages, tests over 2.5 lakh people in a week

The government also said Uttar Pradesh recently set a "new record" by conducting 2.96 lakh Covid tests in a single day.

published on : 14th May 2021

Count of active COVID-19 cases falling in UP, recovery rate improving: Official

The highest single-day spike of over 38,000 infections was reported on April 24, and since then, there has been a steady decline, he added.

published on : 10th May 2021

Oxygen shortage, crowded crematoriums: UP's health infrastructure crumbles as COVID wrecks havoc

According to officials, there has been an increase in the number of bodies brought to the crematoriums as compared to the pre-COVID times.

published on : 23rd April 2021

UP's COVID death toll surpasses 10,000 mark; state faces oxygen, beds' shortage

The recovery count rose to 6,75,702 in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday with over 14,391 patients discharged in the past 24 hours, Additional Chief Secretary Amit Mohan Prasad told reporters.

published on : 21st April 2021

COVID-19: In relief to Yogi government, SC stays Allahabad HC order imposing lockdown in five UP cities

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, while referring to the high court's order passed on Monday, said that 'a virtual lockdown is declared by a judicial order for a week'. 

published on : 20th April 2021

Yogi government vs court: UP approaches SC against Allahabad HC's lockdown order

The HC asked the state to impose strict restrictions including closing of malls, shopping complexes and restaurants till April 26 in five cities, but stopped short of calling it a complete lockdown.

published on : 20th April 2021

COVID-19: Migrant exodus again as Delhi, parts of UP go back into lockdown; HC fiat to Telangana government on curbs

Thousands of migrant workers gathered at the city's inter-state bus terminals and railway stations to return home even though Kejriwal appealed to them with folded hands not to leave Delhi.

published on : 20th April 2021

UP coronavirus: Employees of essential industries exempted from 35-hour weekly closure 

Examiners and candidates have to show their identity cards to authorities to go to their exam centres, the official said in the statement.

published on : 17th April 2021

UP COVID crisis: After temple town Varanasi, Mathura brings in strict COVID-19 curbs

According to officials, temple authorities have been asked to adhere to Covid-19 norms strictly with a complete ban on garland offerings and distribution of Prasadam.

published on : 17th April 2021

COVID-19: Sunday lockdown in all Uttar Pradesh districts till May 15; Rs 1000 fine for not wearing mask

To enforce wearing of masks, the state government has doubled the fine to Rs 1000 for those caught without masks for the first time and 10 times the fine amount for those caught again.

published on : 16th April 2021
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