Covid-19 lockdown curbs eased in these states from today as cases go south

With Covid-19 cases on a downswing, a number of states are slowly shifting in direction of regular life and have introduced relaxations in lockdown curbs from Monday. Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra are among the many main states which have eased lockdown restrictions, which have been reimposed from mid-April as the devastating second wave hit the nation.

Even although the Covid-19 scenario has comparatively improved in a lot of the northern and western states, southern elements of the nation are nonetheless witnessing a excessive variety of cases.

The developments come as India logged its lowest daily case count in practically two months. India has recorded 1,00,636 contemporary Covid-19 cases and a couple of,427 deaths in the final 24 hours, based on the Health Ministry.

Covid-19 lockdown restrictions have been relaxed in these states from June 7:


In its second part of unlock, the Delhi government has allowed markets and malls in the nationwide capital to open on an odd-even foundation from June 7. The Delhi Metro additionally resumed its companies with 50 per cent seating capability. Standalone retailers can open on all days. However, such retailers coping with non-essential items or companies will probably be allowed to open solely between 10 am to eight pm. Private workplaces will probably be allowed to renew work with 50 per cent manpower from 9 am to five pm. E-commerce actions have additionally been allowed.


The Maharashtra authorities has announced a ‘five-tier’ unlock process primarily based on the weekly positivity charge and the occupancy of oxygen beds. In Mumbai, eating places, retailers promoting non-essential objects and public locations are set to reopen from June 7. However, malls, theatres and multiplexes will stay shut. Local trains will stay out there just for “medical and essential workers”. Cities and districts which have a positivity charge beneath 5 per cent and oxygen mattress occupancy of lower than 25 p.c will open up utterly.

A abandoned street in Delhi. The Delhi authorities has allowed markets and malls in the nationwide capital to open on an odd-even foundation from June 7 (PTI)

Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh authorities has lifted curbs in 71 districts, the place retailers and markets exterior containment zones have been allowed to open for 5 days per week. However, restrictions are nonetheless in place in the remaining 4 districts of Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Meerut and Saharanpur.


While the Haryana authorities has prolonged the lockdown until June 14, it has allowed a number of restrictions. Restaurants and bars, together with in accommodations and malls, are allowed to open from 10 am to eight pm with 50 per cent seating capability. Religious locations are additionally allowed to open now with 21 individuals at a time.

Corporate workplaces have been permitted to open with 50 per cent attendance and gatherings of as much as 21 individuals have been allowed at weddings, funerals and cremations. Shops aside from stand-alone ones are allowed to open from 9 am to six pm following an odd-even coverage.

People eat at a restaurant in Mumbai on Monday (PTI)

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu has introduced the extension of the lockdown until June 14 with some easing of restrictions besides in 11 districts. Standalone retailers promoting groceries, greens, meat and fish can perform between 6 am and 5 pm from June 7. Services offered by self-employed individuals (electricians, IT service individuals, plumbers, motor mechanics, and carpenters) are permitted to perform from 6 am to five pm with e-pass. Autos with two passengers and taxis with three persons are allowed.


The Gujarat authorities has additionally eased lockdown restrictions, permitting retailers to stay open from 9 am to six pm. Home supply by eating places can now be finished until 10 pm each day whereas non-public and authorities workplaces have been allowed to open with 100 per cent employees.

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