Amid a surge in coronavirus instances, the Uttar Pradesh authorities on Monday determined to extend the period of the weekend lockdown by 48 hours to cowl Tuesday and Wednesday additionally.
(*2*) Additional Chief Secretary, Information, Navneet Sehgal instructed PTI.
All outlets and institutions will now stay closed until Thursday 7 am.
This association is for this week solely, he mentioned including that call has been taken for breaking the chain of coronavirus.
During this era, all important providers can be allowed and the vaccination drive will proceed, a senior official mentioned.
On April 29, the state authorities had introduced that weekend lockdowns will now cowl Mondays too.