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.
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.
Coronavirus vaccination drive, industrial activities and other essential services will continue during the period, the statement said.
The incident took place in Bhatpuri locality in Bangarmau area when the boy was selling vegetable outside his house.
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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.
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The government also said Uttar Pradesh recently set a "new record" by conducting 2.96 lakh Covid tests in a single day.
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.
According to officials, there has been an increase in the number of bodies brought to the crematoriums as compared to the pre-COVID times.
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.
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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'.
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.
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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.
Examiners and candidates have to show their identity cards to authorities to go to their exam centres, the official said in the statement.
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.
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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.