Lockdown in all UP districts on Sunday due to rising cases of COVID-19; Rs 1,000 for not wearing a mask
Lucknow: due to rising COVID-19 cases, the Uttar Pradesh government Fri declared a imprisonment on Sunday all told districts. Also, people who are going to be caught while not masks can have to be compelled to pay a fine of Rs one,000. Repeat offenders can have to be compelled to pay a penalty of ten times the fine quantity.
"There are going to be a weekly closure all told rural and concrete areas of the state on Sunday. solely sanitation, cleansing and emergency services can operate throughout this era. Necessary awareness works ought to even be tired this regard," aforesaid a political candidate statement quoting UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
"A fine of Rs one,000 are going to be obligatory if somebody is caught while not the mask for the primary time. If caught for the second time, a penalty of ten times the fine quantity ought to be obligatory," it added.
This may be noted that UP is one amongst the ten states that have shown a steep rise in daily new COVID-19 cases accounting for seventy nine.10 per cent of the new infections. Uttar Pradesh had on weekday registered twenty two,439 recent COVID-19 cases, its highest-single day spike in cases since the happening of the pandemic in 2020.
Yesterday, the administration had revised timings for night curfew in 10 districts amidst the worsening COVID-19 scenario. The curfew can currently begin at eight pm and finish at seven am. Earlier, the curfew timings were from nine pm to six am.
Presently, night curfew is in effect in Lucknow, Kanpur town, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Gorakhpur, Shravasti and Moradabad.
The Uttar Pradesh government has additionally closed all faculties until could fifteen and delayed board exams.
During an internet meeting chaired by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath from his residence, it had been additionally set that a case would be filed against the hospitals that refuse admission to COVID-19 patients.
"A case are going to be registered against any hospital that turns down patients. it'll be supported the recommendations of the involved District justice and therefore the Chief medic. The Medical Department of Education has issued orders during this relation to all the Commissioners, District Magistrates and Chief Medical Officers (CMO) within the state," a government spokesperson aforesaid.
Meanwhile, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, World Health Organization tested positive for COVID-19 earlier on, has been assigned a bed at the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI) just in case his condition worsens.