Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has called an emergency meeting on Thursday on the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the state. The meeting will take place at half past seven in the evening. The Chief Minister is in the electoral state of West Bengal, due to which the meeting could not be decided this morning.
The meeting will be held after CM Yogi Adityanath returns to Lucknow. The meeting will include a team of 11 officials, including Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh and Medical Education Minister Suresh Khanna, who have also been summoned.
Preparations for video conferencing on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s COVID will also be discussed in the meeting tomorrow. The High Court order on COVID-19 will also be discussed in the meeting.
Meanwhile, the Lucknow administration has imposed a night curfew in view of the increasing coronavirus cases. The ban will come into force from 9 pm on 8 April to 6 am on 16 April.
Night curfew will be imposed from 6 am to 9 pm. Necessary services will be allowed during this period. The ban is imposed in the Lucknow Municipal Corporation area, not in rural Lucknow. Meanwhile, the supply of fruits, vegetables, LPG, petrol diesel and medicine will continue uninterrupted.
People arriving at railway stations, bus stations and airports will be able to do so by showing their tickets. There is no restriction on movement of all types of goods trains.
The Lucknow administration has also ordered the closure of all educational institutions imparting medical education.