Gautam Buddh Nagar: In light of the recent increase in number of Covid-19 cases, the Gautam Buddh Nagar administration has imposed a night curfew in Noida and Greater Noida with ristriction starting from today (April 8) till April 17.
As per the announcement, the night curfew in Noida and Greater Noida will remain in place from 10 pm till 5 am.
The administration has, however, permitted the movement of essential goods and commodities along with essential medical services during this time period, Gautam Buddh Nagar District Magistrate Suhas LY informed.
All government and private educational institutes (except medical, para medical and nursing), including coaching institutes, shall be barred from holding physical classes till April 17. However, all exams, including practicals, shall be held as per schedule and are exempted from this order.
Check DM’s Order:
According to the announcement, there shall be an intensive enforcement of masks and other Covid-19 protocols in public places, including work places by police/incident commanders and other concerned departments.
The announcement of night curfew comes soon after Noida on Thursday reported 125 cases of Coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally of the city to 26,697. The active cases rose to 652.
Meanwhile, 49 more patients were discharged, taking overall recoveries in Noida to 25,952. Noida currently has a death toll of 93 with mortality rate of mere 0.34 per cent.