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Coronavirus pandemic | Unlock 1.0 rules for Uttar Pradesh: What is allowed, what is not

The night curfew of 9 am to 5 pm, as advised by the Centre, will continue in the state. Only essential activities will be permitted in containment zones.

June 08, 2020 / 05:40 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh will begin lifting the lockdown in a phased manner, as several states ease some of the restrictions.

The night curfew of 9 pm to 5 am, as advised by the Centre, will continue in the state. Only essential activities will be permitted in containment zones.

Uttar Pradesh has so far recorded over 10,500 cases of COVID-19 and more than 270 deaths.

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Here are activities that are permitted:


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>> Malls, hotels, places of religious worship, restaurants. Food courts and restaurants to operate at 50 percent seating capacity.

>> Private offices can operate at 100 percent strength in staggered timings - 9 am to 5 pm, 10 am to 6 pm and 11 am to 7 pm.

>> Taxis, rickshaws

>> Intra-state buses

>> Barbershops and salons (reopened from June 1)

Also read: Unlock 1.0 | COVID marshals, masks, temperature checks as malls open doors in Delhi, Noida

Here are activities that will continue to be restricted: 

>> Schools, colleges, coaching centres and other educational institutions

>> Cinema halls, gymnasium, swimming pool, amusement park, theatre, bar and auditorium, assembly room

>> Social, political, sports/ entertainment, academic/ cultural, religious functions and large congregations

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first published: Jun 8, 2020 02:38 pm
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