Just when we thought we were done with 2020, in comes 2021. We thought at least this year can be a little kind to us but by the looks of it, nothing can be said now.
As the COVID-19 cases are surging, the country is gearing up to take precautions to avert it. Some cities are entering lockdown while some are imposing a night curfew.
Karnataka: Deputy Commissioner and Chairperson, District Disaster Management Authority, Udupi district has declared MIT Manipal Campus as 'COVID19 Containment Zone' due to rise in positive cases— ANI (@ANI) March 18, 2021
Hmm, doesn't 2021 seem like a throwback of 2020?
India reports 35,871 new COVID19 cases, 17,741 recoveries and 172 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry— ANI (@ANI) March 18, 2021
Total cases: 1,14,74,605
Total recoveries: 1,10,63,025
Active cases: 2,52,364
Death toll: 1,59,216
Total vaccination: 3,71,43,255 pic.twitter.com/Qd3ye2ZFH1
Reportedly, district Ropar has a night curfew from 11 PM to 5 AM imposed by the State Government which was effective from Tuesday. Other cities in the state experiencing a night curfew are Mohali, Patiala, Jalandhar, Fatehgarh Sahib, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, Nawanshahr, Rupnagar and Ludhiana.
Night curfew to be imposed in Rupnagar District of Punjab from 11:00 pm to 05:00 am today; until further orders. pic.twitter.com/m9Z6o7X2wp— ANI (@ANI) March 16, 2021
There's a night curfew imposed in Bhopal and Indore from 10 PM to 6 AM and people traveling from Maharashtra will have to undergo a 7-day quarantine. Meanwhile, shops will shut down after 10 PM in Ujjain, Ratlam, Chhindwara, Betul, Khargone, Jabalpur, and Gwalior.
➡️भोपाल में समस्त दुकानें और व्यावसायिक प्रतिष्ठान रात 10 से सुबह 6 तक बन्द रहेंगे -कलेक्टर श्री @AvinashLavania— Collector Bhopal (@CollectorBhopal) March 17, 2021
↘️अंतर्गत धारा 144 दंड संहिता प्रक्रिया 1973 के अंतर्गत आवश्यक दिशा निर्देश जारी@DileepYadavIAS@JansamparkMP
Nagpur is under lockdown for a week which was effective from 15th March.
Maharashtra | Complete lockdown to remain imposed in Nagpur City Police Commissionerate area from March 15 to March 21. Essential services will continue: Nagpur Guardian Minister Nitin Raut#COVID19— ANI (@ANI) March 11, 2021
The city is under a night curfew from 11 PM to 6 AM. Schools and colleges will be closed till 31st March whereas hotels and restaurants are operable till 10 PM only. Food delivery and malls can be functional till 11 PM.
A night curfew has been imposed in Pune amid a rising number of coronavirus cases in the region along with other parts of Maharashtra. #NightCurfew #lockdown #Pune #Maharashtra— IndiaToday (@IndiaToday) March 12, 2021
Cities such as Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, and Ahmedabad will have night curfew from 10 PM to 6 AM till 31st March. The timings for night curfew were increased by two hours by the State government.
To contain the surge in COVID-19 cases, the Gujarat govt has decided to increase the night curfew timings in four major cities. The curfew will now remain in force in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot from 10 pm to 6 am.https://t.co/Mu4IpwCOVE— Economic Times (@EconomicTimes) March 16, 2021
Some parts of Mussoorie are under complete lockdown such as the Galway Cottage area, Barlow Ganj area, St. George's school. At the same time, shops and offices will be shut.
Nasik city has a night curfew from 7 PM to 7 AM but hotels and restaurants are allowed to function till 9 PM with only 50% capacity. As per the district administration, only 25-30 people can attend a wedding or a function.
Curfews imposed to stop #COVID19 spread— Bahar Bharat (@BaharBharat) March 17, 2021
Nagpur: Lockdown from March 15-21
Pune: Night curfew from 11 pm to 6 am
Nasik: Night curfew from 7 pm to 7 am
Uttarakhand: Lockdown in some areas
Punjab: Night curfew in Patiala, Ludhiana, Mohali, Fatehgarh Sahibhttps://t.co/JIdflumb5j
Well, I better get going because curfew se pehle, I gotta buy some groceries.