Migrants forced Uttar Pradesh to delay lockdown
The state health minister Jai Pratap Singh told ET that people from UP who had been working in Maharashtra and other parts of the country were still trickling in and that it was important to ensure everybody who was on the way back to UP had come and was inside their houses or otherwise they would be stranded with nowhere to go.
Covid-19 pandemic: Uttar Pradesh govt to seal 15 districts
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to "completely seal" 1...
Uttar Pradesh reports its first two casualties due to Covid-19
While principal health secretary Amit Mohan Prasad ruled out the possibility o...
Lockdown violation in big towns, 37000 booked: Uttar Pradesh DGP
According to UP police, more than 11500 FIRs have been registered in which over 37,000 persons have been named for allegedly violating the prohibitory orders imposed during the 21 day lockdown announced on March 24. Police is facing a “very huge challenge” in times of COVID-19 and those in frontline handling calls or COVID-19 positive cases are being provided with PPEs.
Uttar Pradesh bans gutkha to avoid COVID-19 spread
"Manufacturing, sale and storage of pan masala is being banned in the state till further orders," Food Security Commissioner Ministhy S said in an order issued here. Spitting pan masala can help in spreading Covid-19," the order said.
Uttar Pradesh optimises medical resources, manpower
Isolation beds in hospitals will be vacated for more critical patients,” principal health secretary Amit Mohan Prasad said in a news briefing in Lucknow on Tuesday.
Uttar Pradesh Police tries to acquire more humane face
Awasthi told ET that detailed planning was done before the lockdown announcement. “We are used to imposing curfews and prohibitory orders,” he said. “In a state, you (usually) put curfew in one place, (sometimes) two or ten places.
Uttar Pradesh increases vigil after migrant influx
Starting Friday, thousands have rushed back to their homes in UP. After the railways announced suspension of trains till March 31, people packed themselves in trains, defying ‘social distancing’ advice and raising fears of coronavirus spreading to the interiors of the state.
Left is right in Uttar Pradesh Congress?
Starting from Sandeep Singh, Priyanka Gandhi's personal assistant who is from AISA, there is an influx of young netas from Left outfits handling key positions like administration head and social media in charge.
Priyanka Gandhi writes to CM Yogi Adityanath, asks to ensure more tests
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra writes to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath suggesting measures to curb Covid-19. Priyanka Gandhi has asked...
UP's coronavirus count 314, including 168 Tablighis: CM Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Tuesday that the number of Corona positive persons in the state was 314, which includes...
Coronavirus: All schools, colleges in Uttar Pradesh to be shut till March 22
"All schools and colleges associated with the basic, secondary, higher education and vocational colleges, where examination process is not on, have been closed till March 22," Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath told newspersons here.
Uttar Pradesh plans cash handouts to soften coronavirus blow
The state has formed a panel to study the proposal for transferring cash directly to bank accounts of labourers.
Four test positive for coronavirus in Lucknow, cases rise to 23 in Uttar Pradesh
The total number of confirmed cases of the deadly infection in the state is 23 -- eight each in Agra and Lucknow, four in Noida, two in Ghaziabad and another in Lakhimpur Kheri -- so far, according to the official.
Coronavirus: Uttar Pradesh to use 10,000 vehicles to deliver food and grocery at peoples' doorsteps amid lockdown
The UP CM Yogi Adityanath in a statement said that close to 4,500 police response vehicles (PRVs), 4,200 ambulances- both 102 and 108 as well as vehicles owned by government's food department and other government vehicles will help in delivering these products at peoples' doorsteps while appealing that people stay inside their homes and not step out to mandis and grocery stores.
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