Section 144 imposed in Lucknow till December 1 as COVID-19 cases surge
No new event will be allowed in Lucknow without prior permission from the district authorities, the state government said in its order.
LUCKNOW: In a major development, the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday imposed Section 144 in state capital Lucknow to control the COVID-19 pandemic from spreading further. The prohibitory order imposed in Lucknow will remain in force till December 1, the order issued by the state government said.
This has been done in view of rising cases of COVID-19 infections in the state capital despite all precautions. No new event will be allowed in Lucknow without prior permission from the district authorities, the state government said in its order.
Lucknow tops in Covid List
It is to be noted that Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Jayapratap Singh on Wednesday (November 25, 2020) said that there is no community spread anywhere in the entire state.
The Health Minister assured that the COVID-19 situation across the state is fully under control. Singh added that the state’s health department as well as officials of other departments have worked jointly. Along with the health workers and volunteers to control the pandemic from further spreading.
The Health Minister also ruled out the possibility of re-sealing the Noida-Delhi border. Or the government imposing the lockdown again in the state.
Health Minister Jayapratap Singh, who was in Noida, said during a press conference in the Integrated Control Room at Sector-59.
Singh said that the three districts adjoining Delhi are the most important in the battle against COVID-19. These are - Gautam Budh Nagar, Ghaziabad and Meerut.