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Lockdown-like curbs in 26 states/UTs in India

Source: PTI   -  Edited By: Roshneesh Kmaneck
May 09, 2021 20:38 IST
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Delhi and Uttar Pradesh on Sunday extended till May 17 their ongoing lockdown and corona curfew respectively as a large part of the country remained under strict curbs due to the raging COVID pandemic with 4,03,738 new cases and 4,092 deaths recorded in a day. 

IMAGE: Sadar Bazar wears a deserted look during the COVID-induced lockdown, in New Delhi. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo

Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan and Puducherry will also have a two-week shutdown starting Monday, while in Karnataka stringent lockdown-like restrictions  will come into effect till May 24. On Saturday, Kerala came under a nine-day complete lockdown. 

In the Northeast, Mizoram government has imposed a seven-day complete lockdown from Monday and Sikkim has lockdown-like restrictions till May 16.       


Announcing the lockdown extension, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said although COVID-19 cases and positivity rate have come down in the last few days, any leniency would squander the gains achieved so far in the current wave of the pandemic.       

Here is a look at coronavirus-induced restrictions imposed by states and union territories.       


The national capital has been under lockdown since April 19 and it has now been extended till May 17.         

Uttar Pradesh

The state has extended the duration of corona curfew till May 17.         

Bihar on May 4 imposed a lockdown till May 15.         

Odisha is under a 14-day lockdown from May 5 till May 19.         

Rajasthan has decided to implement a strict lockdown in the state from May 10 to 24 though curbs continue to be in place since last month.       

Jharkhand had extended the lockdown-like restrictions till May 13. The restrictions were first imposed on April 22 as "Health Safety Week".       

Chhattisgarh has announced weekend lockdown while earlier allowing district collectors to extend local lockdowns till May 15.       

Punjab has imposed extensive curbs, in addition to measures like a weekend lockdown and night curfew till May 15. 

Haryana is under a seven-day long lockdown from May 3. Earlier, weekend curfew was enforced in nine districts.       

Madhya Pradesh has imposed 'Janta curfew' till May 15 with only essential services allowed.      

Gujarat has imposed night curfew (from 8 pm to 6 am) and other day-time restrictions in 36 cities till May 12.       

Maharashtra had imposed lockdown-like curbs on April 5 coupled with prohibitory orders and restrictions on the movement of people. The curbs were later extended till May 15. Local lockdowns in district like Latur and Solapur have been imposed, and curbs tightened in Amravati, Akola and Yavatmal.       

Goa government has imposed a curfew from May 9 to May 24.  It lifted a four-day lockdown on Monday, except in tourist hotspots like Calangute and Candolim in North Goa, though restrictions were continuing.       

West Bengal has since last week imposed extensive curbs including ban on all kinds of gatherings.       

Assam advanced the night curfew to 6 pm from the current 8 pm with restrictions imposed on the movement of people at public places from Wednesday. Night curfew was imposed on April 27 till May seven

Nagaland has imposed partial lockdown with stricter rules from April 30 to May 14.

Mizoram government has announced seven-day complete lockdown from 4 am of May 10 to 4 am of May 17.         

Arunachal Pradesh has imposed night curfew -- from 6.30 pm to 5 am -- for the entire month starting Saturday.       

Manipur government has imposed curfew in seven districts from May 8 till May 17.         

Sikkim imposed lockdown-like restrictions till May 16.       

Jammu and Kashmir administration has imposed lockdown-like restrictions till May 10.       

Uttarakhand has re-imposed several restrictions including night curfew. Curfew, imposed in April-end, has been extended in  three heavy caseload districts of Dehradun. Udham Singh Nagar and Haridwar in Uttarakhand till May 10 .

Himachal Pradesh has imposed lockdown or "corona curfew" in the state from May 7 to May 16.         

Kerala has lockdown from May 8 to May 16.         

Tamil Nadu is under lockdown from May 10 to May 24.         

Puducherry has extended lockdown from May 10 to May 24. 

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