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Covid-19: UP weekend lockdown extended, includes Mondays too, now Friday 8 pm to Tuesday 7 am

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Lucknow, Apr 29: Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, the Uttar Pradesh government Thursday decided to increase the duration of weekend lockdown by 24 hours, announcing that it will now cover Mondays too.

Covid-19: UP weekend lockdown extended, includes Mondays too, now Friday 8 pm to Tuesday 7 am

'The weekend closure will now be applicable from Friday night 8 pm till Tuesday morning 7 am,' Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Navneet Sehgal said.

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He said that all shops and establishments will now remain closed between Friday 8 pm and Tuesday 7 am.

Presently, the weekend lockdown in the state begins at Friday 8 pm and ends at Monday 7 am.

The decision was taken at a review meeting chaired by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

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