When India launched the Covid 19 vaccine in folks anticipated that the tip of Coronavirus is close to. The lively instances and deaths because of the pandemic additionally lowered and life returned again on monitor for a lot of who had been locked behind closed doorways. Simply when the nation stopped caring in regards to the Coronavirus state of affairs, it once more hit the folks with the second wave and now the state of affairs is identical as in 2020 with one query in everyone’s mind-Will India go beneath lockdown once more?
Whereas there are nonetheless discussions happening among the many authorities within the state and central authorities, some states have already taken strict measures to curb the Covid state of affairs and persons are witnessing a mini-lockdown.
With Maharashtra Covid instances scaling excessive, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray mentioned on Friday that there’s nonetheless a ‘risk’ of lockdown to sort out the regarding state of affairs of Covid-19.
“I need to attraction to everybody as soon as extra immediately. We have now grow to be slightly complacent. All the pieces has began – weddings, agitations as if coronavirus has fully gone. We have now to watch out,” Thackeray mentioned in his tackle.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday mentioned the continued wave of the Covid-19 pandemic within the Capital isn’t as severe because the earlier waves and therefore there is no such thing as a want of imposing any lockdown. “We will probably be reviewing the state of affairs. In future, if the necessity for a lockdown arises, I’ll seek the advice of earlier than taking any such resolution,” the Chief Minister mentioned, including that although it’s being thought-about the second wave within the nation, it’s the fourth wave for Delhi.
Here is what different cities are witnessing amid the second covid wave within the nation:
Pune: Evening curfew timings in Pune district have been revised to six pm-6 am from the sooner 8 pm-7 am. The choice was taken after a Covid-19 evaluate assembly chaired by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar. Eating places, bars, malls, and spiritual locations will probably be shut for seven days. Eating places will, nevertheless, be allowed to supply meals parcel and supply providers till 10 pm, Pune Divisional Commissioner Saurabh Rao mentioned.The order will probably be carried out from Saturday (April 3) and will probably be reviewed subsequent Friday. A state-wide evening curfew is in power from 8 pm to 7 am together with different stringent measures.
Uttar Pradesh: Uttar Pradesh authorities on Friday ordered the closing of colleges – each authorities and personal – for college students of lessons 1 to eight until April 11 within the wake of the Covid-19 state of affairs within the state. Earlier, the Yogi Adityanth authorities had ordered the closure of colleges for college students as much as Class 8 until April 4 in view of accelerating COVID-19 infections. Now the administration has prolonged the interval of closure until April 11. The state administration has given strict directions to highschool authorities to observe Covid-19 protocol in faculties for different lessons. Part 144 has been imposed in Ghaziabad.
Chhattisgarh: The Chhattisgarh authorities on Friday introduced that it’ll impose a whole lockdown within the Durg district for 9 days. Durg Collector Sarveshwar Bhure mentioned that the whole lockdown will probably be imposed between April 6 to 14 in mild of the prevailing COVID-19 state of affairs within the district.
Important providers have been exempted from the lockdown curbs, which will probably be imposed in a bid to carry the covid state of affairs beneath management.
Tamil Nadu: The poll-bound state has prolonged its ongoing partial lockdown until April 30, throughout which Covid containment measures will probably be intensified and security measures — together with masks utilization and social distancing — will probably be strictly enforced. Worldwide air journey prohibition will proceed aside from permitted functions.
Madhya Pradesh: In MP, the district disaster administration committee imposed two days of lockdown in Khargone, Ratlam and Betul and three days lockdown in Chhindwara metropolis, officers mentioned. The committee took this resolution on Thursday. The lockdown was imposed on Saturday and Sunday in Ratlam, Khargone and Betul whereas in Chhindwara, it’s going to begin from Thursday evening and can proceed until Monday 6 am.