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Night Curfew in Lucknow From 9 pm to 6 am Due to Covid Surge; Edu Institutes Closed Till April 15

The Lucknow district administration late Wednesday imposed a night curfew in the area from 9pm to 6am. The curfew will come into effect on April 8 until 6 am on April 16.

Work will continue during the day from 6 am to 9 pm with the Covid-19 protocol.

The curfew will be applicable only in Lucknow Municipal Corporation area, and not in rural Lucknow. The supply of fruits, vegetables, milk, LPG, petrol-diesel and medicine will continue.

Government and semi-government personnel working night shifts and private sector personnel engaged in essential goods services will be exempted.

People coming and going at railway station, bus station, and airport will be able to travel by showing their ticket. No restrictions have been imposed on the movement of freight trains.

District magistrates in Uttar Pradesh have been given the authority to impose night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am in their respective areas if faced with more than 500 Covid-19 cases.

District Magistrate, Lucknow said in a tweet on Wednesday that educational institutions would be closed in the district till April 15. The restrictions will not be applicable for medical, nursing and para medical institutions, he said.

All government, non-government or privately run schools, colleges and educational institutes and coaching institutes will be closed in the district. Examinations, theoretical and practical, will be conducted in recognized educational institutions in strict compliance with Covid-19 protocol, he added.

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Source: News18