Some states ease curbs as Covid cases decline others keep restrictions in place

With the second Covid-19 wave subsiding, a lot of the northern and western states have determined to cautiously elevate lockdown restrictions. Earlier on Saturday, Delhi additional relaxed some curbs, whereas Maharashtra detailed a five-tier plan to unlock. However, southern and jap components of the nation are nonetheless reporting a excessive variety of cases, ensuing in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka extending lockdown by one other week.

Here’s a have a look at which states have eased restrictions and which states have determined to keep curbs in place.

NEW DELHI

In the nationwide capital, the place the ‘unlock’ course of started from May 31, the Delhi Metro will operate at 50 per cent capacity and markets and malls will open on an odd-even foundation from June 7.

The lockdown in Delhi, which was to finish at 5 am on Monday, shall be prolonged additional however a number of relaxations shall be allowed, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned.

Government and personal places of work shall be allowed to reopen with 50 per cent attendance. Markets and malls shall be allowed to open on an odd-even foundation from 10 am to eight pm.

MAHARASHTRA

Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has extended lockdown-like restrictions in the state till June 15, although they are going to be eased from June 7. The state will implement a five-level plan to ease curbs primarily based on weekly Covid positivity fee and occupancy of oxygen beds in districts.

Cities and districts with a positivity fee of under 5 per cent and oxygen mattress occupancy of lower than 25 per cent will open up fully.

Restrictions of various levels will stay in different cities and districts. In locations the place the positivity fee is greater than 20 per cent and the oxygen mattress capability is greater than 75 per cent, solely important outlets will stay open until 4 pm and workplace attendance shall be 15 per cent.

UTTAR PRADESH

The Yogi Adityanath authorities has introduced relaxations in the coronavirus curfew in Bareilly and Bulandshahr districts from June 7, permitting outlets and markets exterior the containment zones to open for 5 days every week.

With this, the variety of districts the place the restrictions have eased as the depend of lively cases has fallen under the 600-mark has reached 67, out of the 75 districts.

Night curfew and weekend lockdown will proceed in the state.

WEST BENGAL

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee prolonged ongoing Covid-19 restrictions until June 15.

There are plans to permit buying malls to function at 25 per cent capability and retail outlets to open for a further one hour from June 15.

The authorities allowed the eating places in the state to function for 3 hours in the night provided that the staff at these eateries and bars get vaccinated first.

PUNJAB

Lockdown-like curbs will stay in power in Punjab until June 10.

On Saturday, the state reported 1,907 contemporary Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally to five,77,997, whereas 79 extra deaths took the toll to fifteen,009.

TAMIL NADU

Chief minister M K Stalin announced the extension of the lockdown by every week until June 14 with some easing of restrictions from Monday.

The state recognized 11 hotspot districts – Coimbatore, Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Tanjore, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai – the place restrictions will proceed because of excessive fee of an infection.

KARNATAKA

Lockdown will stay in power in the state until June 14.

Karnataka on Friday registered 13,800 new Covid cases and 365 deaths, in response to information launched by the state well being division. Capital Bengaluru remained the worst-hit district with 2,686 cases and 206 deaths.

KERALA

The LDF authorities has prolonged lockdown until June 9 with some concessions.

CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday directed the state’s well being authorities to make sure that all these above 40 years of age are vaccinated by July 15.

MADHYA PRADESH

The state has prolonged corona curfew with eased restrictions until June 15. It has introduced separate unlock tips for districts.

Madhya Pradesh reported 718 contemporary coronavirus cases and 38 fatalities on Saturday.

Meanwhile, round 3,000 junior docs in the state continued to stay on strike, demanding the federal government to boost their stipend.

GUJARAT

Night curfew in 36 cities of the state has been prolonged for every week from June 4, with additional rest in timings.

BIHAR

The state, which has been on lockdown since May 5, prolonged lockdown until June 8.

Active caseload fell under 10,000 and the restoration fee climbed to 97.9 per cent on Saturday, when 1,007 contemporary cases and 21 fatalities have been reported.

ODISHA AND JHARKHAND

Jharkhand has prolonged lockdown until June 10.

Lockdown will stay in power in Odisha until June 17.

RAJASTHAN

The Ashok Gehlot authorities started the “unlock” course of by easing sure restrictions from June 2.

ANDHRA PRADESH AND TELANGANA

Telangana has prolonged lockdown until June 9.

Andhra Pradesh prolonged curfew until June 10.

HIMACHAL PRADESH AND GOA

Both states prolonged the Corona curfew until June 14.

In Goa, shops selling essential items are allowed to operate between 7 am and three pm day-after-day.

Himachal Pradesh had earlier eased curbs, together with these associated to the opening of outlets, eating places and eateries.

HARYANA AND SIKKIM

Both states will keep lockdown restrictions in place until June 7. Haryana has introduced the easing of some curbs.

JAMMU & KASHMIR

The administration has eased restrictions however evening curfew and weekend lockdown will stay. The state has reported 25 Covid fatalities and 1,448 contemporary cases in the final 24 hours.

ASSAM

The BJP-ruled state has prolonged the restrictions until June 15, although on June 4 it elevated the curfew rest by one hour.

MEGHALAYA and TRIPURA

Lockdown prolonged in the worst-affected East Khasi Hills district until June 7.

Tripura authorities has prolonged corona curfew in Agartala Municipal Corporation areas and concrete areas in the state until June 10.

MIZORAM

The state has prolonged the lockdown, which was imposed in Aizawl and different district headquarters, until June 6.

MANIPUR and NAGALAND

The Manipur authorities has imposed curfew in seven districts of Imphal West, Imphal East, Bishnupur, Ukhrul, Thoubal, Kakching and Churachandpur until June 11.

Nagaland has prolonged the lockdown until June 11.

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

The state has imposed full lockdown in Anjaw, Dibang Valley, Lower Subansiri, Lohit and Tawang districts and the Capital Complex Region until June 7.

UTTARAKHAND

The state prolonged Covid curfew until June 8.

CHHATTISGARH

The authorities has on May 31 prolonged lockdown until additional orders.

UNION TERRITORIES

Puducherry has imposed lockdown until June 7.

Lakshadweep administration has prolonged lockdown until June 10.

(With inputs from Agencies)

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