New Delhi: In view of the increasing cases of Coronavirus, once again the lockdown of 55 hours has started in Uttar Pradesh from 10 pm last night. This lockdown will continue till 5 am on Monday 13 July. During this time, all offices, markets and factories have been ordered to be closed. However, supplies of essential goods will continue.
The government said that the decision of lockdown on emergency and essential services will not apply. At the same time, a campaign will be launched for sanitization across the state in these 55 hours. During this time no one comes out of the houses, so the government has also increased the amount of fine. The government has increased the fine from Rs 100 to Rs 500 for not wearing face masks in public places.
Chief Secretary Home Avnish Kumar Awasthi said that during the lockdown, all religious places will be open on July 11-12. During this time there will be no ban on any religious place. Also, rail traffic will remain the same as before. UP Transport Corporation will arrange buses for passengers coming by trains. He informed that apart from buses engaged for the movement of railway passengers, the operation of other buses of Transport Corporation in the state will be restricted.
Apart from this, domestic and international air services will remain operational. There will also be no restriction on the movement of goods trains. Transportation will continue on national and state routes during the lockdown. Also, petrol pumps and dhabas located on their routes will remain open. At the same time, the government has given permission to open all industrial factories in rural areas. However, during this time, they will have to strictly follow the rules of corona such as social distancing, mask etc. At the same time, except for the industrial factories which are continuously running in urban areas, the rest will remain closed.
Explain that during the lockdown, the identity card or duty pass of the officers/employees related to the office and services free of these restrictions will be considered and their movement will not be stopped. Major construction works such as expressways, major bridges, roads, major construction of the Public Works Department, government buildings and private projects will continue.
Let us tell you that the speed of infection of Coronavirus in India has increased concern. For the first time in the country, more than 25 thousand new cases of corona infection have been found in 24 hours. At the same time, the number of coronae infected across the country is going to cross 8 lakh. So far, the virus has been confirmed in 7 lakh, 93 thousand 802 people. At the same time, the recovery rate of patients in the country is also constantly improving.
Now the recovery rate has increased to 62.42%. On the other hand, if we look at the figures of corona positive patients all over the world, then it has increased to more than 12 million 23 million. Corona cases have doubled in the last 6 weeks. The United States and Brazil have more corona infected people than India.