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Here's the list of 80 districts under lockdown till March 31

Source: PTI  -  Edited By: Utkarsh Mishra
Last updated on: March 22, 2020 22:49 IST
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The Centre and state governments have decided to completely lock down 80 districts across the country where coronavirus cases have been reported, officials said on Sunday.

IMAGE: Buses stand parked at a deserted depot during Janata curfew in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna, on Sunday. Photograph: PTI Photo

It has also been decided to suspend the interstate bus services till March 31, the officials said.

The decisions have been taken at a high-level meeting attended by chief secretaries of all states and the cabinet secretary and the principal secretary to the prime minister.

 

In view of the need to contain the spread of the deadly COVID-19, it was agreed that there was an urgent need to extend the restrictions on the movement of non-essential passenger transport, including interstate transport buses till March 31, a Union Home Ministry official said.

The districts where lockdown was announced include 10 districts each in Maharashtra and Kerala, six districts each in Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat, five each in Karnataka and Haryana, three each in Tamil Nadu and Punjab.

State governments will issue orders allowing only essential services to operate in these 80 districts with confirmed COVID-19 cases or casualties, a Union Home Ministry official said..

It was agreed that there was an urgent need to extend the restrictions on the movement of non-essential passenger transport, including interstate transport buses, till March 31 to contain the spread of the deadly COVID-19, they said.

It was noted that several state governments have already issued orders in this regard.

All the chief secretaries informed that there was overwhelming and spontaneous response to the call for 'Janata curfew' given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The state governments may expand the list depending on their assessment of the situation.

In the meeting, it was decided to suspend all train services till March 31, including sub-urban rail services. However, goods trains are exempted. All metro rail services were also suspended till March 31.

Millions of people across the country stayed indoors, streets wore a deserted look and bare number of vehicles were on the road on Sunday in an unprecedented shutdown on Modi's appeal for a 'Janata curfew' to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed over 13,000 lives worldwide.

Following is the list of districts where lockdown has been imposed till March 31:

Andhra Pradesh

Prakasam
Vijaywada
Vizag

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Chhattisgarh

Raipur

Delhi

Central East
Delhi North
Delhi North
West Delhi
North East Delhi
South Delhi
West Delhi

Gujarat

Kutch
Rajkot
Gandhinagar
Surat
Vadodara
Ahmedabad

Haryana

Faridabad
Sonipat
Panchkula
Panipat
Gurugram

Himachal Pradesh

Kangra

Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar
Jammu

Karnataka

Bangalore
Chikkaballapura
Mysore
Kodagu
Kalaburagi

Kerala

Alappuzha
Ernakulam
Iduki
Kannur
Kasargod
Kottayam
Mallapuram
Pathanamthitta
Thiruvanthpuram
Thrissur

UT of Ladakh

Kargil
Leh

Madhya Pradesh

Jabalpur

Maharashtra

Ahmednagar
Aurangabad
Mumbai
Nagpur
Mumbai Suburban
Pune
Ratnagiri
Raigad
Thane
Yavatmal

Odisha

Khurda

Puducherry

Mahe

Punjab

Hoshiarpur
SAS Nagar
SBS Nagar

Rajasthan

Bhilwara
Jhunjhunu
Sikar
Jaipur

Tamil Nadu

Chennai
Erode
Kanchipuram

Telangana

Bhadradri
Kothagudem
Hyderabad
Medchai
Ranga Reddy
Sanga Reddy

Uttar Pradesh

Agra
Gautam Buddh Nagar
Ghaziabad
Varanasi
Lakhimpur Kheri
Lucknow

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

West Bengal

Kolkata
North 24 Parganas

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