India COVID Restrictions: Lockdown, curfew extended in these states, UTs despite decline in cases | Check full list here
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The large part of the country continues to be under restrictions to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. India on Sunday recorded a considerable decline in reported Covid-19 cases for the tenth straight day. However, at present, five states – Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh – account for over 58 per cent of reported Covid-19 cases.
Here is the state-wise breakdown of restrictions put in place to control the spread of Covid-19 across the country:
Delhi: In the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has extended the lockdown till May 31. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo, however, has said that the restrictions will be lifted after June 1 in a "phased manner" if cases continue to decline.
Tamil Nadu: Chief Minister M K Stalin announced Saturday that the ongoing lockdown, which was slated to end on May 24, will continue for another week in the state till May 31. Tamil Nadu on Sunday alone accounted for close to 15 per cent of new Covid-19 restrictions reported in India.
Karnataka: The state Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced the extension of complete lockdown for two more weeks ending June 7.
Kerala: With daily case count amongst the highest in the country, the state extended its strictest lockdown regime in the country – ‘triple lockdown’ – till May 30th. A triple lockdown involves focused interventions by the administration and law enforcement agencies at three levels. However, in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Thrissur, the triple lockdown restrictions were replaced by general lockdown restrictions.
Telangana: The state has imposed full lockdown till May 30. However, all activities are allowed to function from 6 am to 10 am.
Uttar Pradesh: On Saturday, the Uttar Pradesh government extended its partial coronavirus curfew till May 31.
Haryana: The Haryana government has extended the lockdown in the state till May 31.
Rajasthan: The Rajasthan government on Sunday extended the lockdown by 15 days till June 8. However, it will allow some relaxations in commercial activities from June 1 in districts where the COVID-19 situation will improve significantly.
Maharashtra: The state had earlier extended its lockdown till May 31. However, on Saturday Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray hinted that the lockdown may extend beyond June 1.
Madhya Pradesh: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan stated on Saturday that ease in lockdown restrictions will begin from June 1 onward.
Gujarat: The state has extended night curfew in 36 cities of the state till May 28, with eased daytime restrictions as businesses have been allowed to run from 6 am to 3 pm.
Odisha: The state is under lockdown till June 1.
West Bengal: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced a complete lockdown in the state from May 16 till May 30.
Puducherry: The Puducherry government has extended the coronavirus-induced lockdown in the state till May 31.
Goa: In Goa, the COVID-19 curfew has been extended till May 31.
Jammu and Kashmir: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday extended lockdown till May 31.
Sikkim: The Sikkim government has imposed a lockdown in the state till May 24.
In the Northeast, the Mizoram government on Saturday extended total lockdown in Aizawl and other district headquarters by another seven days till May 31.
Nagaland, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh have extended the restrictions till May 31.
Posted By: Mukul Sharma
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