COVID Guidelines: Goa Announces Lockdown; Several States Extend Curfews

In a bid to flatten the second COVID wave in the country, while some Indian states have issued new, stricter curbs, several others have now extended already-imposed curfews. Today’s latest list includes new guidelines by Goa, Bihar, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir, Chandigarh, Tamil Nadu, Leh, Manipur and Nagaland.

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Here are the complete details:


Goa
government has imposed a lockdown in the state till the morning of May 3, 2021. Gatherings of five or more persons have been prohibited, unless it is for official functions or with permission from authorities. Check the complete order below:

Bihar has also issued new guidelines, instructing shops in the state to close at 4 pm. Furthermore, a night curfew will also be in force in the state between 6 pm and 6 am. The new order has come into effect starting from yesterday, April 29:

Maharashtra has extended the ongoing curbs in the state till May 15:

Uttar Pradesh has announced that the weekly lockdown in the state will now be imposed from 8 pm on Fridays to 7 am on Tuesdays. The following guidelines will remain effective during this period: 

Madhya Pradesh has issued a new update regarding the ongoing Janta Curfew in the state: 

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The curfew restrictions have also been extended till May 8 in the Singrauli district of the state. 


Jharkhand
has also issued new guidelines, extending the Swasthya Suraksha Saptah (Health Safety Week) in the state by another week. It will now be observed till 6 am on May 6. The complete guidelines were shared by Chief Minister Hemant Soren on his official Twitter handle:

Jammu & Kashmir has imposed a lockdown in 11 districts of the state between 7 pm on April 29 and 7 am on May 3. The 11 districts are Jammu, Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Kulgam, Pulwama, Ganderbal, Kathua, Reasi, Udhampur and Budgam:

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Chandigarh has announced new timings for night curfew in the union territory. The night curfew will now remain in place between 6 pm and 5 am every day until further notification, and this order has come into effect from April 29:

Tamil Nadu has extended the night curfew and complete lockdown on Sundays in the state until further orders. The timings for the night curfew are from 10 pm to 4 am. Among other points, the official order also highlights that during the complete lockdown to be observed on Sundays, the Chennai Metro Rail will continue to operate skeletal services:

Leh will also be observing a ‘Weekend COVID curfew’ between 9 pm today and 5 am on May 3:

Manipur has declared the whole of greater Imphal as a containment zone, imposing strict curbs in the area for seven days starting from April 29:

Nagaland has updated the travel guidelines, and those entering the state as well as returnees must adhere to a new set of detailed rules:

We advise our readers to follow all COVID safety precautions to remain safe. Stay tuned with ixigo for the latest updates!