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Bihar Covid Restrictions: State Govt Relaxes Curbs As New Cases Decline; Check What’s Open, Wha
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Bihar Covid Restrictions: State Govt Relaxes Curbs As New Cases Decline; Check What’s Open, Wha

Patna: With Bihar witnessing a sharp decline in fresh coronavirus cases, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led government on Monday announced relaxation in the Covid restrictions.As per the announcement, all shops will open on alternative days till 7 p.m. every day. The parks will be open between 6 a.m. and 12 noon. Besides, a maximum of 25 people will be allowed in the wedding ceremonies.READ: 'Well Done India': PM Modi Lauds 'Frontline Warriors' As Record Vaccine Doses Administered In Single DayHere are the revised guidelines. Check what's open, what's shut:All government and private offices will be open till 5 p.m. with normal attendance. The visitors are not allowed in government offices.All shops and establishments will open on alternative days till 7 p.m. every day. ...
Delhi Unlock: Relaxation In Curbs Extended Till June 28; Public Parks Allowed To Reopen & More
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Delhi Unlock: Relaxation In Curbs Extended Till June 28; Public Parks Allowed To Reopen & More

New Delhi: The relaxations in Covid-induced restrictions in the national capital have been further extended till 5 am of 28th June. Restaurants and bars have been allowed up to 50 percent of the seating capacity from 8 am to 10 pm and 12 pm to 10 pm respectively. Public parks, gardens, golf clubs, and outdoor yoga activities will be allowed. All markets, market complexes, and malls permitted to open from 10 am to 8 pm.Here is the detailed order:(This is a breaking update. Please refresh to know more.) Source link
‘Levels Of Hospitalisation Going Up,’ UK PM Expresses Concern Over Delta Variant, Hints At Extension Of Covid Curbs
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‘Levels Of Hospitalisation Going Up,’ UK PM Expresses Concern Over Delta Variant, Hints At Extension Of Covid Curbs

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday expressed "serious concern" over cases of the Delta Covid variant rising in the country.This comes as sources suggest that England's remaining lockdown curbs will be extended for another month seeing the surge in infections of Delta variant.ALSO READ | India Reports Over 80K New Covid Cases; Decline In Fatalities, 3303 Deaths In Last 24 HrsThe British government’s efforts in successful inoculation drive, deemed one of the world's fastest rollouts, had led to hopes of normalcy returning to the citizens' lives. However, the rising cases of Delta variant seem to have dashed the plans to lift remaining restrictions."It's clear that the variant which was first detected in India is more transmissible and it's also tr...
Covid Unlock Criteria: Relaxations Only If 70% People Of A District Are Vaccinated, Suggests Govt
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Covid Unlock Criteria: Relaxations Only If 70% People Of A District Are Vaccinated, Suggests Govt

New Delhi: As of May 31, out of 344 of India's 718 districts, the lowest confirmed rate of infection is less than 5 per cent. The Government of India said relaxations in curfew restrictions could be announced in districts where 70 of the most vulnerable beneficiaries under the vaccination program were vaccinated.As of May 31, the rate of confirmed infection (Positivity Rate) in 344 of India's 718 districts is less than 5%. On May 7, only 92 districts witnessed this trend. In India, the number of daily coronavirus infections continue to decline. For the 19th consecutive day, the number of people recovering from the virus remains to be higher than cases of infestation. Due to this, the rate of recovery has continued to increase to 92.09 per cent.For the past 8 days, th...
Delhi Unlock: Phase-Wise Resumption Of Economic Activities To Begin From Monday, Announces CM Kejriwal
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Delhi Unlock: Phase-Wise Resumption Of Economic Activities To Begin From Monday, Announces CM Kejriwal

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced that the state government will begin a phase-wise unlock process in the national capital from Monday. To begin with, construction activities and factories will be reopened keeping in mind the plight of daily wage workers.This announcement comes as Delhi's lockdown period is set to end on May 31, Monday at 5 AM.ALSO READ | India Registers 1.86 Lakh Covid Cases In Last 24 Hrs, Lowest In 44 Days; 3,660 DeathsDelhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that more activities will be gradually reopened based on suggestions by citizens and experts. However, he warned that restrictions will be tightened if cases rise again. Hence, he has advised people to avoid going out unless absolutely necessary."We have to maintain a balance where...
Maharashtra Districts With Less Cases May Get Relaxations, Guidelines In Few Days: Health Minister
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Maharashtra Districts With Less Cases May Get Relaxations, Guidelines In Few Days: Health Minister

Mumbai: Covid-19 restrictions in Maharashtra will continue while certain districts, where cases are declining, could have some relaxation in curbs. Fresh guidelines will be issued in a few days, the state health minister informed on Thursday.Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope had on Saturday hinted that the government could consider easing the restrictions in a phased manner after June 1.ALSO READ | West Bengal Extends Lockdown Till June 15 As Covid-19 Cases Surge - All You Need To Know"It has been decided that all Covid-19 restrictions will not be lifted as 21 districts have more than 10 percent positivity rate. Relaxations could be given in the districts where cases are declining, guidelines will be issued in a few days," Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Top...
Uttarakhand Govt Extends COVID-19 Curfew Restrictions In State Till June 1
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Uttarakhand Govt Extends COVID-19 Curfew Restrictions In State Till June 1

Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government on Monday extended the COVID-19 related curfew period across the state till June 1.The period of the ongoing curfew in the state was scheduled to come to an end at 6 am on Tuesday morning.Giving the information here, Cabinet Minister and the state government's spokesman Subodh Uniyal said shops dealing in essential commodities like milk, meat, fish, fruits and vegetables will open daily for three hours from 8 am to 11 am during the period.The timings for the opening of shops have been changed in accordance with the demands of businessmen and traders after discussions with Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat, he said.The earlier timings for the opening of shops selling essentials were 7 am to 10 am.However, PDS outlets and grocery sh...
Maharashtra To Ease Lockdown Restrictions? Health Minister Hints Govt Might Reduce Curbs After June 1
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Maharashtra To Ease Lockdown Restrictions? Health Minister Hints Govt Might Reduce Curbs After June 1

Mumbai: As the Covid-19 situation in Maharashtra undergoes gradual improvement, state health minister Rajesh Tope on Saturday hinted that the government could consider easing the restrictions imposed in a phased manner after June 1.This comes as the positivity rate in Maharashtra reached 12 percent and authorities believe that they have adequate supplies and medicines.ALSO READ | 'Delhi Lockdown Extended For Another Week, Unlock 1 Likely From May 31st': CM Kejriwal“The government will assess the situation in the last week of May. If the positivity rate falls below 10percent and the number of active cases comes down, the state may consider easing some restrictions,” The Times of India quoted Rajesh Tope as saying.The state health minister added that the government wou...
Man Kills Wife, Kid & Self In Pune Over Frustration Of Being Unemployed During Covid Lockdown
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Man Kills Wife, Kid & Self In Pune Over Frustration Of Being Unemployed During Covid Lockdown

Pune: In an extremely disturbing incident that throws light on the sufferings of the people during the Covid-19 pandemic, a man died by suicide after killing his wife and a 14-month-old son in the Kadamwak area on the outskirts of Pune, Maharashtra, due to unemployment during the lockdown period.The incident took place on Sunday when the bodies of the deceased – 38-year-old Hanumantha Daryappa Shinde, his 28-year-old wife Pragya, and their son Shivtej - were recovered from their home.The case was registered after Hanumantha’s father Daryappa Arjun Shinde lodged a complaint with the Loni Kalbhor Police Station.Hailing from Solapur, the Shinde family had come looking for work to Kadamwak a few months ago and were living in a rented a chawl.READ: Lucknow: Thai Woman Wor...
Karnataka Complete Lockdown: ‘No Person Allowed After 10 AM,’ Says CM Yediyurappa; Check Restrictions Here
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Karnataka Complete Lockdown: ‘No Person Allowed After 10 AM,’ Says CM Yediyurappa; Check Restrictions Here

Bengaluru: Amid the unprecedented surge in Covid-19 cases, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa-led government on Friday announced a complete lockdown in the state from May 10 to 24.Yediyurappa, who made the announcement in this regard, said the “corona curfew was not successful” as the Covid-19 cases “are surging in the state”.“So, a complete lockdown will be imposed from 10th May 6 a.m. to 24th May 6 a.m. All hotels, pubs and bars will remain closed. Eateries, meat shops and vegetable shops can operate from 6-10 a.m.,” he added.Yediyurappa said that not even a single person would be allowed after 10 a.m. during the lockdown period.READ: Delhi Govt Announces Mass Vaccination Drive For Journalists After CM's Review Meeting On Covid Situation“I have suggested pol...
7.41 lakh people left for north, east, N-E states in April amid new curbs: Rly data
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7.41 lakh people left for north, east, N-E states in April amid new curbs: Rly data

OVER SEVEN lakh people took a train to states in the north, east and north east India from Mumbai and neighbouring districts in April as the state started implementing curbs, which gradually escalated into a de facto lockdown, to rein in the surge in Covid-19 cases, data shared by the Central and Western Railway has revealed. A significant fraction of the travellers is believed to have comprised migrant labourers, making their way back to their hometowns. The Central and Western Railway increased the number of special trains to these states in order to meet the increase in demand. Around 7.41 lakh passengers travelled to north, east and north east states in trains run by Central and Western Railway in April this year as restrictions were escalated through the month to tackl...
Covid Lockdown In Delhi Extended For Another Week, CM Arvind Kejriwal Announces Decision
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Covid Lockdown In Delhi Extended For Another Week, CM Arvind Kejriwal Announces Decision

New Delhi: The Coronavirus lockdown has been extended for another week in the national capital. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal made the announcement through a tweet.Previously, the lockdown was announced to end on May 3 i.e Monday at 5 AM.ALSO READ | Water Above Head, Arrange Everything Now: Delhi HC Pulls Up Centre On Oxygen ShortageDelhi CM Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter and wrote that "Lockdown in Delhi is being extended by one week".While announcing the lockdown for the first time this year, Kejriwal had assured citizens that it will not be extended. However, looking at the escalating Covid crisis in the national capital, the restrictions will continue to be imposed.Extending the lockdown on April 25, the CM had said that that lockdown was always the last option...