Lockdown ends in all districts, night curfew to stay in UP

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Lockdown eased (Image: Ankit Pal)
Lockdown eased (Image: Ankit Pal)

Lucknow : With a number of new coronavirus cases declining continuously in Uttar Pradesh, the government has announced to end lockdown in all districts; however, night curfew from 7PM to 7AM will stay in all the districts till June 15.

The Yogi-Adityanath led government had begun to unlock last month in all 20 districts, barring Meerut, Saharanpur, and Gorakhpur.

Meanwhile, fresh coronavirus deaths have come under 100-mark in the last 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh. 81 people lost their lives on Monday, taking the total death toll to 21,333. The number of new cases also declined to 727 since Sunday taking the total infection tally to 16,99,083. Of the 727 fresh cases, 53 have been reported from Lucknow, 38 from Kanpur Nagar, 34 from Gautam Buddh Nagar and Lakhimpur Kheri, and 31 from Meerut among others, it said.

In the past 24 hours, as many as 2,860 COVID-19 patients in the state have recovered from the disease, and have been discharged, taking the total number of discharged patients so far to 16,62,069. The count of active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 15,681 of which 9,286 are in home isolation.