Uttar Pradesh lifts night curfew


Posted on 19 February 2022


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With the COVID-19 positivity rate and the number of daily infections in Uttar Pradesh on the decline, the state government declared today that the night curfew will be lifted as of today. The state's night curfew was from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. until February 13, when it was eased by one hour. "In view of a sharp drop in coronavirus cases, it has been decided to end the night curfew from today," said Awanish Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary (Home). In Uttar Pradesh, 842 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 20,63,9041. The number of active cases has plummeted from over 15,000 a week ago to 8,683 today.


Key Points


  • With the COVID-19 positivity rate and the number of daily infections in Uttar Pradesh on the decline, the state government declared today that the night curfew will be lifted as of today.

  • The number of active cases has plummeted from over 15,000 a week ago to 8,683 today.

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