Lukhnow: Amid surge in the Covid-19 cases the Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to extend the duration of the weekend lockdown by 2 days to cover Tuesday and Wednesday also.
“The corona curfew from Friday 8 pm to Tuesday 7 am has been extended by 2 days which now will continue till May 6 till 7 am,” Additional Chief Secretary, Information, Navneet Sehgal.
All shops and establishments will now remain closed till Thursday 7 am as per the order.
This arrangement is for this week only, he said adding that decision has been taken for breaking the chain of spreading Coronavirus.
During this period, all essential services will be allowed and the vaccination drive will continue, a senior official said.