Lucknow: In view of the uncontrolled situation of corona infection in five cities of Uttar Pradesh, it has been decided to imposed the lockdown from tonight to April 26. These cities include the capital Lucknow, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Gorakhpur and Kanpur, during this time only necessary services will be allowed.
During lockdown, only essential services like pharmacy and grocery stores will be allowed to remain open. During the lockdown period, all religious activities and religious institutions will remain closed, shopping complexes and malls will also be closed. Private or government educational institutions will also remain closed during this period.
Significantly, during the second phase of the corona infection, a large number of cases have been reported in UP. At present, the number of active cases of Corona has crossed one lakh 91 thousand. So far more than 9,800 people have lost their lives due to corona infection in UP.
By the way, the number of corona cases has increased alarmingly in the whole country. More than 2.5 lakh new COVID-19 cases have been registered in the country for the second consecutive day on Monday.