Uttarakhand Government has an essential decision on Tuesday where they decide that the extension of timing for night curfew, i.e., from 7 pm to 5 am. Besides this, the state will follow a strict weekly lockdown in Uttarakhand and all its 13 districts. The order for this partial lockdown has been out by the chief secretary who says that all the shops and malls except the one selling essential and medical shops will be closed at 2 pm whoever falls under the state’s urban areas.
Besides this, online registration facilities are now mandatory for returnees, tourists, and pilgrims in the Himalayan state. The tourists need to bring their RT PCR report, and them as negative and report should be no older than 72 hours. State Government has asked the returnees to be quarantined for a few days and be at home for observation.
Partial Lockdown in Uttarakhand With the new set of rules
All the schools, colleges, gyms, spas, and parlors will remain closed in Uttarakhand. All the buses and autos will operate transportation services while maintaining the social distancing and will take passengers only 50% capacity.
Travelers looking to enter the state had to submit their covid report first if arriving from Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Haryana, UP, Delhi, and Rajasthan is traveling via road, air, or train.
After the order issued by the chief secretary, Higher Education Minister Dhan Singh Rawat quote that all the educational institutes will teach students via online mode in four districts, including Dehradun.
“The schools in the remaining districts can continue their studies facilities via both offline and online mode amidst the Covid-19 pandemic,” Rawat said in his order.
As per the new SOPs, not beyond what 100 individuals can assemble for strict, political, and social capacities notwithstanding the continuous Kumbh Mela where the limitations reported before will stay interesting.
The Highest Spike in Covid-19 Cases Till Now
The pandemic situation is not in our control nowadays. The Himalayan state Uttarakhand reported its highest number of COVID-19 cases with 3,012 people testing positive for the noble Coronavirus on Tuesday, raising the number of patients in the state to 1,29,205. It is one of the most significant single-day spikes of cases until now in the state.
The state had registered 27 people die because of this viral disease in a single day, which makes the death rate of Uttarakhand to 1,919, as the data shared by the state COVID control room in Uttarakhand.
Dehradun records the highest number of cases, 999 cases in a single day, Haridwar 796, Nainital 258, Udham Singh Nagar 565, Tehri 137, Pauri 80 and Almora 66, respectively. In recent times, the state has 21,014 active cases, and 1,03,633 people have recovered until now, as the COVID control room explains.
They require lockdown in Uttarakhand after seeing the current condition. We as citizens must cooperate with the government in the fight against this pandemic situation and follow all the protocols strictly not to get infected by the virus.