Top 10 States In Lockdown: In India, the regular increase in corona cases is breaking records. In the last 24 hours, more than 1 lakh 26 thousand new cases of Covid-19 have been identified across the world. Six hundred and eighty-five people have died. Because of Corona’s high pace, the number of active cases in India has surpassed 9 lakhs, accounting for 7.04 percent of all cases.
According to the Union Health Ministry, 10 states/UTs account for 87.59 percent of all corona deaths in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra, Punjab, and Chandigarh are the three states. Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Madhya Pradesh are the states with the most citizens.
Maharashtra is still the state that contributes the most to India’s daily Covid-19 tally. On Wednesday, the state announced 59,907 new cases in 24 hours, with 322 people dying. According to the researchers, the spread of the infection will likely peak in mid-April, with active cases reaching 7.3 lakh. Check out the list of states that will be under martial law in India by 2021.
Top 10 States In Lockdown
To contain the Covid-19 wave, the Delhi government has enforced a week-long lockdown that will last until Monday. The lockdown will last until 5 a.m. on April 26th. Chief Minister People who run shops selling drugs, groceries, fruits and vegetables, dairy and milk booths, meat and fish; people who work in banks, telecom/internet facilities, distribution of vital products, petrol pumps; and those who are getting the Covid-19 vaccine will be given e-passes, according to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The government is continuously taking mandatory steps and precautions.
In response to the increasing number of Covid cases and a severe shortage of healthcare facilities such as ICU beds and medical oxygen, Maharashtra imposed a statewide curfew from April 14 to May 1. Section 144 of the CrPC has been enacted throughout the state to prohibit the meeting. All companies, public places, and utilities will remain closed unless they come into the category of essential facilities. Hospitals, diagnostic centers, schools, vaccines, medical insurance offices, pharmacies, pharmacy firms, and other medical and wellness facilities are also included in this category. Grocery stores, fruit sellers, dairies, bakeries, confectioneries, and all other types of food stores will only be open for four hours, from 7 to 11 a.m. Airplanes, trains, taxis, automobiles, and public buses are permitted to carry 50 percent of their seating capacity. Transportation of goods, export-import of all commodities, and E-commerce (only for essential goods and services) are all available.
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On Monday, the Allahabad High Court ordered the Uttar Pradesh government to put Allahabad, Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur Nagar, and Gorakhpur under a one-week curfew. On the other hand, the state government declined to carry out the order, claiming that “it will not enforce full lockdown in any city at this time.” The UP government had previously declared a 35-hour curfew across the state, beginning at 8 p.m. on Saturday and ending at 7 a.m. on Monday. “Essential facilities, polling officials for Panchayat elections, health and sanitation staff would be excluded from the curfew,” said Chief Secretary RK Tewari in an order. To encourage people to wear masks in public, the government increased the penalty for failing to do so to Rs 1,000 for the first offense. The fine for the second offense is Rs 10,000.
In response to the dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases in Kerala, the state government agreed on Monday to enact a night curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on April 20. All domestic visitors to the state must also undergo RT-PCR checks, according to the government.
Because of the sudden increase in Covid-19 incidents, Punjab agreed on Tuesday to introduce a night curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. throughout the state. Coaching institutes, gyms, restaurants, and movie theatres will be closed until April 30. Weddings and funerals of more than 20 people are prohibited. People flying into Punjab will be required to produce an RT-PCR negative report as a condition of entry. On Sundays, restaurants and eating establishments in hotels will be closed, but takeaways will be permitted on other days of the week.
Rajasthan, which had already imposed a weekend curfew, has now extended it for another two weeks until May 3, after daily new cases surpassed 10,000. Essential services such as state and central government offices, health services, mandis, supermarkets, dairies, ration shops, and other essential services will remain open during the ‘Jan Anushasan Pakhwara’ (Public Discipline Fortnight), though weddings and last rites will continue to be allowed, according to orders issued on April 14. Importantly, factories and industrial units will continue to operate to avoid labor migration.
According to All India Radio news, the Chhattisgarh government has declared a complete lockdown in eight districts due to an increase in Covid-19 incidents. Three districts – Rajnandgaon, Bemetara, and Balod – will be fully shut down starting Saturday evening. The state
has already started a curfew in Raipur’s capital and the district which is near. The anime of the district is Durg. The district’s boundary is fully sealed during the lockout, and all shops, including those selling liquor and commercial businesses, are closed except medical stores.
Since April 5, a night curfew has been in place in ten districts of Odisha. The state government imposed a night curfew in Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Bargarh, Bolangir, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Koraput, and Malkangiri. The government has also extended the night curfew implemented on April 5 in ten western Odisha districts to all of the state’s urban areas.
The Gujarat government has placed a night curfew in 20 cities from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. until April 30. Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Junagadh, Gandhinagar, Amreli, Anand, Nadiad, Mehsana, Morbi, Dahod, Patan, Godhra, Bhuj, Gandhidham, Bharuch, and Surendranagar are among the cities that are under curfew. Those entering the state must have a negative RT-PCR report. Government offices will work a five-day week (so far, they’ve had two off days on the second and fourth weeks of the month), and weddings will be limited to 100 guests. According to Rupani, the government is expected to issue a comprehensive notification in this regard soon.
Haryana has enacted a night curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Additionally, all schools and colleges have been closed until April 30. On Tuesday, however, both Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Home Minister Anil Vij ruled out imposing a coronavirus lockdown in the state. Their assurance came as migrant workers were said to be leaving due to fears that the state government would enforce a lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
The government is initiating lockdown in various states to control the massive covid outbreak in the country. These states have spent a lot of time in lockdown. For arranging medical facilities in the state to practice social distancing, the state government is doing everything in their control to reduce the impact of coronavirus.