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Indian states that implement lockdown

Indian states that implement lockdown

The number of coronavirus cases has been increasing in the country. So, many Indian states are imposing lockdown again in high-risk areas.

Nearly 12 states imposed a partial lockdown in high-risk regions after the sharp surge of coronavirus cases in the country.

India became the third-worst hit country by COVID-19 globally with around 9.5 lakh cases.

In this context, some state governments announced the decision of lockdown in high-risk zones.

Maharashtra is one of the worst-hit states in the country. Hence, the lockdown has been extended till July 31. In Pune, the lockdown will be in force till July 23. It began on July 14.

Karnataka government announced a seven-day lockdown in Bengaluru starting from 8:00 p.m. on July 14 to 5:00 a.m. on July 22 as it emerged as a hotspot for COVID-19 cases. Except for emergency transport and shops that sell essential items, all shall remain closed during the lockdown. The lockdown will be in force in both Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts

Bihar government announced a complete lockdown for 16 days starting from 16 July to 31 July in the wake of increasing coronavirus cases in the state. It exempted only the essential services in the state.

Similarly, Kerala also implementing tight restrictions in several areas in the state including Thiruvananthapuram until July 23.

West Bengal government extends complete lockdown in containment zones till July 19.

Tamil Nadu announced a complete lockdown on all Sundays. While the lockdown restrictions will be implemented until July 31, some relaxations have been provided. Chennai will be under complete lockdown.

Uttar Pradesh government decided to implement lockdown on weekends to control COVID-19.

Assam government also introduced new restrictions. Lockdown has been extended till July 18.

In Kashmir also, lockdown restrictions have been imposed in several parts including Srinagar. Movement of people has been prohibited except for medical emergencies and essential services.

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