Coronavirus Updates | Record of States which have imposed restrictions, curfew and lockdowns

Coronavirus Updates : The Union authorities has left it to the States to impose restrictions with a purpose to curb the rising COVID-19 instances. In his handle to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi advised States to think about lockdowns as a final resort to plateau the rising virus instances.

Nevertheless, many have already enforced full State-wide shutdowns whereas others have solely carried out partial curbs on public locations and the motion of individuals.

Here’s a checklist of States which have imposed whole lockdown or COVID-19 rules: Coronavirus


With Maharashtra reporting a mean of 60,000 new COVID-19 instances and 500 deaths every day, the State authorities on April 29 determined to increase the Coronavirus lockdown until Might 15 the lockdown-like restrictions in pressure below the ‘Break the Chain’ marketing campaign.

All groceries, vegetable and fruit outlets, dairies, bakeries, confectioneries, in addition to all different varieties of meals outlets (together with hen, mutton, fish and eggs)” are saved open solely between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. The federal government additionally prohibited inter-district and inter-State journey and re-started the e-pass system for these within the non-essential providers class who could also be compelled to journey in case of emergencies.


Delhi has been below lockdown since April 16. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, in a digital assertion, introduced that the lockdown within the Capital that was as a result of finish on Might 10, can be prolonged until Might 17. Delhi Metro providers will even stay suspended from Might 10 until Might 17.


The Rajasthan authorities has determined to implement a strict lockdown within the State from Might 10 to Might 24 to interrupt the chain of coronavirus an infection. Throughout this era, there shall be no bridal ceremony and all non secular locations will stay closed. The Mahatma Gandhi Employment Assure Scheme (MNREGA) works in rural areas will even stay suspended throughout this era.


With the second wave of COVID-19 wreaking havoc in Karnataka, the State authorities determined to impose a complete lockdown from 6 a.m. on Might 10 to six a.m. on Might 24. Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa introduced the lockdown measures whereas permitting individuals to purchase important objects from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. through the two-week lockdown interval.

All outlets promoting fruits, milk, groceries, greens, meat and fish are allowed to open through the four-hour window within the morning.All industries, lodges, pubs and bars will stay closed. Inter-district motion of individuals wouldn’t be allowed, barring medical emergencies.


The Kerala authorities has introduced a State-wide lockdown from Might eight to 16. The directive was issued by the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan bearing in mind the surge in COVID-19 instances within the State through the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.


In view of a surge in COVID-19 instances, the Bihar authorities on Might four introduced a lockdown from Might 5 until Might 15, with pointers that every one places of work, instructional establishments, non secular locations and enterprise institutions shall be closed apart from important providers, together with building, agriculture and allied actions.


Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Might 7, directed the State Police Chief to strictly implement the weekend lockdown within the state and deal stringently with any violations in view of the farmer unions deciding to protest the lockdown. The State authorities have imposed in depth COVID-19 curbs along with measures like a weekend lockdown and night time curfew until Might 15.


Gujarat has imposed night time curfew (from eight p.m. to six a.m.) and different day-time restrictions in 36 cities until Might 12.

Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh govt. on Might eight had determined to increase the COVID-19 curfew instate until Might 17. Beforehand on April 29, orders had been issued to impose weekend lockdowns which can cowl Mondays. On Might 3, this was prolonged until Might 6.

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh has imposed ‘Janta curfew’ until Might 15 with solely important providers allowed. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan urged individuals to strictly adhere to the lockdown pointers to assist in combatting COVID-19.


Haryana Well being Minister Anil Vij introduced the lockdown extension and stated that stringent measures shall be taken to comprise the unfold of coronavirus infections within the State. The State was beforehand below a seven-day lengthy lockdown from Might 3, has prolonged it until Might 17.

Andhra Pradesh

The State enforced an 18-hour curfew between 12 midday and 6 a.m. on daily basis for 2 weeks (as much as Might 18) from Might 5 as a measure to comprise the unfold of COVID-19.

Between 6 a.m. and 12 midday all of the enterprise exercise, public motion and others can be allowed and Part 144 of the Cr.P.C. can be in pressure to forestall the gathering of 5 or extra individuals at public locations.


The State had beforehand imposed an evening curfew from 9 p.m. to five a.m., beginning Might 1. Later the timings had been prolonged until 5 a.m., because the lockdown is now set to be in pressure until Might 15.


With the union territory of Puducherry witnessing a surge in coronavirus instances, the territorial authorities on Might eight imposed a two-week lockdown ranging from Might 10, in a bid to curb its unfold. Through the interval, seashores, parks, gardens would stay closed to the general public, as additionally all locations of worship and spiritual centres Petrol bunks, energy service and water provide would operate and banks would function until 12 midday.

West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Might 5 introduced a lot of restrictions to comprise the COVID-19 surge within the State, together with suspending all native prepare providers and decreasing metro providers and State transport providers by half. A whole State-wide lockdown has nonetheless not been imposed.

Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu authorities on Might eight imposed an entire lockdown (with few relaxations) for 2 weeks throughout the State between four a.m. on Might 10 and four a.m on Might 24 to fight the unfold of COVID-19.

The State authorities stated there can be no restrictions throughout the State between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. — outlets will operate throughout this era.


In a bid to examine the coronavirus unfold, the Uttarakhand authorities imposed a stricter curfew from Might 11 to 18, decreasing opening hours for outlets dealing in important providers and limiting the variety of individuals at social gatherings to 20.

Retailers promoting important objects like milk, greens, fruits and meat shall be allowed to open from 7 a.m. to 10 am each day. Grocery outlets shall be permitted to open on Might 13 solely.

Folks have been suggested to defer marriages if they’ll. No more than 20 individuals shall be allowed to collect for marriages or funerals through the interval.

(With PTI Inputs)


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