COVID-19 wave brings states under lockdown: A quick guide

A view of lockdown imposed in Jammu and Kashmir by administration in a bid to tackle the surge in COVID-19 cases, in Srinagar, Monday, May 3, 2021. PTI

New Delhi: As the demand for imposition of country-wide lockdown gains momentum to check the unrelenting COVID-19 wave, large parts of India are already under similar strict curbs for varying periods.

Here is a look at coronavirus-induced restrictions imposed by states and union territories:

• Lockdown extended in Kerala till May 23. Triple lockdown to be imposed in four districts - Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Malappuram - from May 16 to bring down the rising number of cases.

• Tamil Nadu announces lockdown from May 10 to 24.

Delhi: The national capital has been under lockdown since April 19 and it has now been extended till May 24.

• Bihar, which was under a 10-day lockdown from May 5, extended the curbs till May 25.

• Uttar Pradesh had extended the partial coronavirus curfew till 7am on May 24.

• Haryana government on Sunday (May 16) extended the coronavirus lockdown in the state till May 24.

Odisha: A 14-day lockdown has been imposed in the entire state from May 5 till May 19.

• Rajasthan has decided to implement a strict lockdown in the state from May 10 to 24, though curbs continue to be in place since last month.

Karnataka government has imposed lockdown across the state between May 10 to May 24.

• Jharkhand extended the lockdown-like restrictions with stricter provisions, including 7 days mandatory quarantine for people visiting the state, till May 27 amid a surge in COVID- 19 cases.

Chhattisgarh government has extended the COVID-19 lockdown till May 31.

Madhya Pradesh has imposed 'Janta curfew' till May 17 with only essential services allowed, while districts are authorised to extend it. The government on Saturday (May 15) extended the ban on the movement of passenger buses to and from Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan till May 23.

Gujarat has imposed a night curfew and other day-time restrictions in 36 cities till May 18.

• Maharashtra government on Thursday extended the lockdown-like restrictions in the state till June 1 to break the chain of COVID-19.

Goa government has imposed a curfew from May 9 to May 24. It lifted a four-day lockdown on Monday, except in tourist hotspots like Calangute and Candolim in North Goa, though restrictions were continuing.

West Bengal announced a complete lockdown from Sunday (May 16) till May 30 in order to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

• Puducherry has extended lockdown from May 10 to May 24.

Telangana has imposed a 10-day lockdown from May 12.

Andhra Pradesh has imposed curfew from 12 noon to 6 am till May 18.

• Assam on May 12 ordered shutting down of all offices, religious places and weekly markets for 15 days in urban and semi-urban areas of the state, besides banning the movement of people from 2pm to 5am.

• Nagaland has imposed a week-long total lockdown from May 14 till May 21.

• Mizoram has extended the lockdown imposed in Aizawl and other district headquarters from May 10 till May 24.

Arunachal Pradesh has imposed night curfew - from 6.30 pm to 5 am - for the entire month starting May 8. All shops and business establishments have been told to down shutters by 4 pm.

Manipur government has imposed curfew in seven districts from May 8 till May 17.

Meghalaya extended lockdown in the worst-affected East Khasi Hills district till May 24.

Jammu and Kashmir administration has extended curfew till May 24.

• The curfew imposed in Ladakh has been extended till May 24.

Uttarakhand has decided to impose a strict COVID curfew from May 11 to May 18.

Himachal Pradesh has decided to extend the coronavirus-induced curfew till May 26.

• Sikkim government decided to clamp a complete lockdown across the tiny Himalayan state from May 17 to May 24.

Chandigarh administration has extended night and weekend curfew restrictions till May 18.

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