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New cases of corona are declining across the country, but there is not much change in the death toll. Meanwhile, unlock is being started in many states from June 1. Restrictions are gradually being relaxed in many states and there are some states which have decided to pursue the lockdown.
Several states including Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Punjab, Delhi, West Bengal have decided to increase the lockdown. Some states including Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir have decided to reduce the lockdown restrictions.
Rajasthan: 22 districts can open from June 1
It has been decided to continue the lockdown till 8 June in Rajasthan. However, from June 1, a decision may be taken to open a lockdown in some of the least infected districts of the state. During the 19-day lockdown, the infection rate of 22 districts in the state has been below 5% and nearly half of this. A district has just over 5%. This means that less than 5 patients are found in every 100 samples in these districts.
These figures are from Sunday.
Maharashtra: Lockdown extended till 15 June
The state government has extended the lockdown till June 15, despite cases being reduced in Maharashtra. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray announced this on Sunday. He said that we cannot say when the third wave of Corona will come, but we should not reduce our security. He said that cases are still increasing in some districts of the state.
The restrictions were already in force in the state till May 31, now it has been decided to continue these for the next 15 days. Uddhav has said that despite the decrease in the number of cases that are found every day, they are near the peak of the previous wave. In Maharashtra, 18,600 new cases were found on Sunday. These are the lowest since mid-March. Meanwhile, 402 patients have also died in 24 hours. Earlier on March 16, 17,864 cases were registered in the state.
Bihar: Lockdown may increase till June 7
The Bihar government is not in favor of taking any risk regarding Corona. Lockdown can be increased in the state. CM Nitish Kumar himself is monitoring this. The fourth phase of the lockdown can be extended from June 2 to June 7. There can be some relaxation in this. Nitish Kumar may announce it on Monday.
Prior to the decision, Nitish held a high-level meeting with DMs and Principal Secretaries of all districts on Saturday. According to the official involved in the meeting, the government may extend the lockdown till June 7. Currently, Bihar has a lockdown until 1 June.
Madhya Pradesh: Unlocked from June 1, traders demand – all shops open
Unlock is starting in Madhya Pradesh from June 1. Crisis Management Committee is to meet on Monday in Indore. In this, it will be decided what will be unlocked in Indore city and what will be kept closed. At present, it may be decided to extend the time for farming and grocery shops. Where there is no crowd, such offices can be allowed to open.
Crisis Management Committee met in Bhopal on Sunday. Merchants in-charge of Bhopal district met Vishwas Sarang and collector Avinash Lavania at the Smart City office and sought permission to open all the shops from June 1.
Jharkhand: Lockdown till 3 June
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has announced to keep the lockdown in force in the state till 3 June. Here on Sunday, 703 new corona were found infected, then 1,724 patients were also doubled. There are currently 9,905 active cases in the state. So far 3,36,943 corona patients have been found and 4,978 people have died due to corona. Earlier on Friday, the number of patients had reached above 100 in only two districts.
Uttar Pradesh: Removed lockdown from 55 districts, extended to 20 districts
The state is moving towards unlock after the corona infection rate in Uttar Pradesh falls below 1%. The Yogi government on Sunday announced the removal of lockdown from 55 out of 75 districts of the state. The weekend lockdown (Saturday-Sunday) will now apply.
The shop and market will now open from 7 am to 7 pm. Till now only grocery, medical shops were allowed to open till 11 am. Although shopping malls will remain closed. Corona curfew has been extended till June 7 in 20 districts including the capital Lucknow, Allahabad. Because till May 30, there are more than 600 active cases here. These districts will remain strictly as before. Which was getting discounts earlier. The same discount will be available now.
Restrictions will be applicable in these 20 districts till June 7
There are currently no exemptions in Lucknow, Meerut, Saharanpur, Varanasi, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Muzaffarnagar, Bareilly, Gautam Budh Nagar, Bulandshahr, Jhansi, Prayagraj, Lakhimpur Kheri, Sonbhadra, Jaunpur, Baghpat, Moradabad, Ghazipur, Bijnor and Deoria.
Haryana: Lockdown extended till 7 June
The Haryana government has extended the lockdown till 7 June. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said that shops can now be opened from 9 am to 3 pm. Shopkeepers will be opened on the Aud-Even formula. Educational institutions will remain closed till 15 June. The night curfew will continue from 10 am to 5 am. The lockdown was announced on May 3 in the state. After this, its duration has been increased every week.
In the districts of Haryana adjoining Delhi, Gurugram, Sonipat, Palwal, Faridabad, there has been a sharp decrease in cases of corona virus infection, but the Haryana government does not want to take any kind of risk. That is why the lockdown in Gurugram, Naya Gurugram, Faridabad, Ballabgarh, Palwal, Sonipat, Bahadurgarh, Rohtak, Panipat, Rewari, Mahendragarh and Narnaul has been extended till June 7. However, during this time the people have also been exempted from restrictions by the state government.
Lockdown extended till 10 June in Punjab
The mini launch in Punjab has been extended till 10 June. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced an extension of the date of restrictions related to Corona. However, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered the removal of passenger limits in private vehicles in view of the fall in Corona infection cases.
The government has also approved elective surgeries and resumption of full OPD operations. Apart from this, oxygen can be used in industry. Meanwhile, vaccination in Punjab has been badly affected after the vaccine shortage.
Restrictions in Delhi relaxed, lockdown extended till 7 June
The lockdown restrictions in Delhi have been extended till June 7. Restrictions on movement continue till June 7, except for essential activities, but from May 31 (Monday), restrictions have also started getting relief. The Delhi government has given permission to start work related to industrial and construction in closed premises and in addition to the containment zone.
West Bengal, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Telangana and Kerala
Corona-related restrictions were coming to an end on May 30 in West Bengal, which has been extended until June 15. The lockdown continues till June 7 in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. The Kerala government has extended the lockdown till 9 June. There will be a lockdown till 7 June in Karnataka. The Corona curfew has been tightened in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh and Chittoor district. Here the lockdown may increase till June 15. Also the lockdown in Telangana has been extended for 10 days.
Jammu and Kashmir, Arunachal, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur and Nagaland
The process of unlocking is starting in Jammu and Kashmir from 31 May. Outer area markets will open here. Public transport will be open with 50% capacity. The lockdown will remain till June 6 in Mizoram, June 7 in 7 districts of Meghalaya and Arunachal, June 11 in 7 districts of Manipur and June 11 in Nagaland.