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Coronavirus: Night curfew imposed in Noida, Ghaziabad till April 17

Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, a night curfew has been imposed in Gautam Buddh Nagar and Ghaziabad districts of Uttar Pradesh, both adjoining Delhi, according to official orders issued on Thursday

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Press Trust of India  |  Noida/Ghaziabad (UP) 

People wait to collect Covid-19 testing kits outside a District Hospital, in Noida | Photo: PTI
People wait to collect Covid-19 testing kits outside a District Hospital, in Noida | Photo: PTI

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, a night curfew has been imposed in Gautam Buddh Nagar and Ghaziabad districts of Uttar Pradesh, both adjoining Delhi, according to official orders issued on Thursday.

The restrictions will be in force from 10 pm to 5 am till April 17 from Thursday night, but the movement of essential goods or commodities and medical and other essential services shall be exempted, the orders issued by the district magistrates of Ghaziabad and Gautam Buddh Nagar stated.

All government and private educational institutes (except medical, paramedical and nursing colleges), including coaching centres, shall be barred from holding physical classes till April 17 in the two districts.

However, all exams, including practicals, shall be held according to the schedule and are exempted from this order.

Curbs in TN, some Karnataka districts The Tamil Nadu government on Thu­rsday announced reintroduction of curbs like permission only for 50 per cent seating capacity in cinemas and ban on select activities effective April 10, to help prevent the spread of the virus.

In Karnataka, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa announced "night corona curfew" between 10 pm to 5 am in seven district centres of the state along with Manipal, from April 10 to 20, aimed at controlling the spread of Covid-19. "Night corona curfew between 10 pm to 5 am every day, from April 10 to 20, will be imposed in Bengaluru, Mysuru, Mangaluru, Kalaburagi, Bidar, Tumakuru, Udupi-Manipal cities NZ suspends travel from India New Zealand has for the first time imposed a temporary ban on travellers coming from India, including its citizens, from April 11 to 28 due to a surge in Covid-19 cases among visitors to this country, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday.

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First Published: Thu, April 08 2021. 16:05 IST
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