Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi, MP Covid-19 Lockdown and Night Curfew News

Coronavirus Lockdown in India 2021: With a number of states witnessing a second wave of surge in Covid-19 instances, the governments of the affected states are mulling to impose lockdown in some areas. Whereas some states have already introduced Covid-related restrictions and evening curfews in affected districts, states comparable to Punjab and Maharashtra are contemplating if a whole lockdown can be required in affected areas to carry down the present case surge.

The Union Well being Ministry has mentioned that Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh and Tamil Nadu accounted for 80.90 per cent of latest instances reported within the final 24 hours.

On Tuesday, the nationwide an infection tally rose to 1,16,86,796, whereas the energetic caseload stood at 3,45,377, registering a rise for the thirteenth day in a row, the Union Well being Ministry mentioned. The restoration charge has additionally dropped to 95.67 per cent.


Restrictions have been introduced in Nagpur metropolis interval from March 15 to 21. The town will stay below lockdown until March 31 now, nevertheless with some ease in restrictions.

The relaxations embody: all retailers, other than these delivering necessities, might be allowed to stay open until 4 pm; eating places will stay open until 7 pm whereas house supply by on-line bookings will stay open until 11 pm. Non secular congregations will stay banned within the space.

In addition to Nagpur, Nanded and Parbhani areas in Marathwada area might be going into lockdown beginning on March 24. Whereas the lockdown in Nanded might be until April 3, restrictions in Parbhani will stay in place until March 31.


The Punjab authorities has ordered a whole ban on all social gatherings and associated features within the 11 worst-hit districts of the state, apart from funerals/cremations/ weddings, which might be allowed with solely 20 individuals in attendance. The affected districts are Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Patiala, Mohali, Amritsar, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, SBS Nagar, Fatehgarh Sahib, Ropar and Moga.

An evening curfew can even be noticed in these districts from 9 pm to five am.

Along with these, all instructional establishments, aside from medical and nursing faculties, will stay closed until March 31, with a restriction of fifty per cent capability in cinema halls and no more than 100 individuals in a mall at any time.

Madhya Pradesh

The Madhya Pradesh authorities imposed a one-day lockdown in three main cities — Bhopal, Indore, and Jabalpur — on March 21. Whereas the federal government has not determined to increase the lockdown, it has determined to close down colleges and faculties in these three cities until March 31.


The Rajasthan authorities has introduced evening curfew in eight cities — Ajmer, Bhilwara, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Sagwada (Dungarpur) and Kushalgarh (Banswara) — from March 22. The curfew might be imposed from 11 pm to five am. Markets within the city areas will stay shut after 10 pm.


The Gujarat authorities has determined to droop all offline courses and examinations in colleges and faculties in eight municipal firms — Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, Surat, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh and Gandhinagar — until April 10, because the state noticed a four-fold enhance in Covid-19 instances in a month.

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