Coronavirus Lockdown: List of States under Corona Curfew / Lockdown- What will be open?
Coronavirus Lockdown: The Delhi Government has allowed all shops and markets to open from June 14, 2021 as a part of its phased unlock plan.
Coronavirus Lockdown: The Delhi Government has allowed all shops and markets to open from June 14, 2021 as a part of its phased unlock plan. West Bengal has also extended the state lockdown till July 1, 2021 with certain relaxations. The state has also allowed government and private offices to open with 25 percent staff from June 16.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan also said that the state's lockdown strategy will change after June 16, depending on the COVID situation. He said that the restrictions will be imposed region-wise and will be implemented by local bodies. Further details are expected today.
Other states like Karnataka, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Meghalaya have extended the restrictions to contain COVID-19 even as the rate of new infections continue to fall across the country.
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1. Delhi begins Unlock
The Delhi Government has allowed all shops and markets to open from June 14, 2021 as a part of its phased unlock plan. The decision comes after the COVID numbers dropped to a three-month low in the national capital.
All activities will be allowed in the national capital after 5 am, informed Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, except for some activities that will be prohibited and some activities that will be done in a restricted manner.
What will be allowed?
• Government offices can open with full capacity now.
• Private offices can open with 50 percent capacity.
• All shops can be opened simultaneously in all markets and malls.
• However, the markets will remain open only from 10 am to 8 pm.
• All weekly markets will resume activity but only one market will open in one zone on a day.
• Restaurants will reopen with 50 percent seating capacity.
• Salons have been allowed to open but spas will remain shut for now.
• Delhi Metro and buses will run with 50 per cent capacity.
• Autos, e-rickshaws and taxis will be allowed to ply like before but will not be allowed to take more than two passengers to ensure social distancing.
As part of phased unlock plan, Delhi restaurants to reopen from tomorrow with 50% seating capacity— ANI (@ANI) June 13, 2021
"With only delivery & takeaways, business didn't fare well. Hope to recover the losses as restaurants reopen for dining," says Ramesh, manager of a restaurant in Mahavir Enclave pic.twitter.com/EhbgYdb8vi
What will be closed?
• Schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutions will remain closed.
• Social, political, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural, religious festival gatherings will also be prohibited.
• Swimming pools, stadiums, sports complexes, cinema theaters, multiplexes and gyms will also continue to remain shut.
• Weddings will not be allowed in public places like banquet halls or hotels. It will be allowed only in the court or homes with not more than 20 people. Only 20 people will be allowed at funerals.
• The Delhi government had imposed a lockdown in the national capital on April 19 during the peak of the second wave of COVID-19. The lockdown was extended ever since till June, when the capital began unlocking folllowing a continuous decline in daily coronavirus cases for several days.
2. Maharashtra Curfew
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray said in a live address on May 29, 2021 that the lockdown like curbs in Maharashtra will continue for 15 more days, till June 15.
He stated that the state's COVID-19 figures are still high but the death rate has gone down as compared to the first wave. He added that the state is putting in place restrictions and not a strict lockdown.
Thackeray announced that unlocking will be done in a graded manner.
What will be the restrictions?
• All essential shops will be allowed to operate between 7 AM and 2 PM, as opposed to earlier 7am-11am.
• Delivery of Non-essential items through e-commerce along with essential items may be allowed in such districts.
• There will be restrictions on movement after 3 pm except for medical emergencies.
• All government offices can function with 25 percent attendance. These do not include those involved directly for COVID work.
• All agriculture sector-related shops can remain open till 2 PM on weekdays.
• No restrictions for cargo movements and deliveries to shops and establishments beyond permitted time.
• No serving of any customers beyond permitted times over the counter.
3. Uttar Pradesh Curfew
The Uttar Pradesh government on June 6, 2021 lifted COVID-19 curfew from all 75 districts in the state, barring three districts, as the number of active COVID-19 cases fell below 20,000 mark. The three districts were the curfew has not been lifted include- Gorakhpur, Meerut and Saharanpur, as all of them have more than 600 active cases.
On June 5th, the state had extended relaxations in the "Corona curfew" to Bareilly and Bulandshahr districts from June 7, allowing shops and markets outside containment zones to open for five days in a week.The night curfew and weekend curfew will, however, continue to remain in place.
4. Kerala Lockdown
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on June 14, 2021 that the state's lockdown strategy will change after June 16, depending on the COVID situation. He said that the restrictions will be imposed region-wise and will be implemented by local bodies. Further details are expected today.
Kerala has reported a 20 per cent decline in the number of COVID cases in the last week and there has been 10 per cent decrease in the Test Positivity Rate (TPR).
Kerala Chief Minister had announced earlier on June 7, 2021 that the state lockdown has been extended till June 16, 2021. The shops selling essential items and raw materials for the industry including packaging and construction materials will be allowed to open. Banks will also be allowed to open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Complete Lockdown on 2 days
The Chief Minister informed that there will be a complete lockdown with strict restrictions on June 12 and 13. Ahead of the complete lockdown, all shops including clothing, jewellery, stationary, footwear and optical shops will be allowed to open on June 11 from 7 am to 7pm for one day only.
The Chief Minister also announced that all exams will be conducted only after June 16.The state had initially announced a total lockdown from May 8 to May 16th, which is being extended ever since.
5. Jharkhand Lockdown
The Jharkhand government has extended the lockdown-like restrictions in the state till June 10 with some relaxations. This is the fourth time that the state is extending the restrictions, which were first imposed on April 22nd. The ongoing restrictions were earlier scheduled to end on June 3rd.
The Hemant Soren government has been calling the lockdown-like restrictions as 'Swastha Suraksha Saptha' or Health Safety Week.
What will be allowed?
• All shops have been allowed to open in 15 districts from 6 am to 2 pm with certain conditions.
• In the remaining 9 districts including Ranchi, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur and Dhanbad, which are witnessing higher number of fatalities, all shops other than clothes, jewellery and shoes have been allowed to open.
• The restrictions on travel have also been relaxed and now e- passes would not be required for inter-district movement.
6. Telangana Curfew
The Telangana state government has decided to extend the COVID-19 lockdown in the state for 10 more days starting from June 10. The state cabinet under CM K Chandrashekar Rao decided to announce relaxation in certain areas between 6 am to 5 pm during the lockdown.
The state has also allowed an additional one hour till 6 pm, for people to reach home from their offices. The state's strict night curfew will continue from 6pm to 6 am.
The state has announced relations between 6am-1pm and a relaxation period of one hour till 2 pm.
In Satthupalli, Madhira, Nalgonda, Nagarjuna Sagar, Munugode, Devarakonda, Miryalguda Assembly segments, the state cabinet has decided to extend the existing lockdown in light of the COVID-19 situation in these areas.
The state cabinet has also decided to immediately issue ration cards to nearly 4.50 lakh eligible people who have already applied for them.
7. Andhra Pradesh Curfew
The Andhra Pradesh government has extended the corona curfew to contain the coronavirus pandemic till June 20. The curfew was extended after Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy attended a high-level review meeting on June 7, 2021. The curfew was first imposed on May 5th but has been extended ever since.
The curfew time though has been reduced by two hours and will be in force from 2pm to 6am from June 10. The government offices will remain functional in the state from 8am to 2pm.
8. Assam Restrictions
The Assam government on June 4, 2021 extended the lockdown restrictions in the state till June 16. The restrictions were supposed to be lifted on June 5, 2021, but reviewing the current COVID situation in the state, the government decided to extend it for 10 more days.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also announced that the curfew timings in the state have been reduced from 1pm-5am daily.
What will be allowed?
• All shops and commercial establishments allowed to open only till 12pm every day.
• Restaurants and other eateries allowed to take dine-in guests up to 12 noon.
• In-house guests of hotel/resort to be given only room service after 12 noon.
• Restaurants inside hotels/ resorts can allow outside guests up to 12 noon.
• Cold storages and warehouses to be allowed to function after 12 noon.
• Sale counters/ showrooms attached to these warehouses or cold storages to shut after noon.
• The government/ semi-government officers with rank of deputy secretary and above and senior executives in non-government sector along with their key support staff allowed to attend office for emergency and essential works.
What will not be allowed?
• All government and private offices to remain shut till June 15.
• All shops and commercial establishments to shut after 12 noon every day.
• Movement of individuals from 1pm-5am not allowed except for emergency and vaccination purposes.
• All inter-district transport services and movement of people to and from other districts to remain suspended.
9. Goa Curfew
The Goa government has decided to extend the statewide curfew till 7 am on June 21, 2021 to prevent spread of COVID-19, informed Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant.
What will be allowed to open?
All shops including in Panchayat and Municipal markets, will remain open between 7 am and 3 pm.
Marriage functions have also been allowed with a maximum of 50 people.
10. Haryana Lockdown
Haryana government has decided to extend lockdown till 5 am on June 21st with some relaxations. The state has named its lockdown as "Mahamari Alert-Surakshit Haryana (Epidemic Alert-Safe Haryana)".
What will be allowed?
• All shops will be allowed to open from 9am to 8pm.
• Malls to be allowed to reopen from 10am to 8pm.
• Restaurants and bars including in hotels and in malls allowed to open from 10am to 10pm with 50 percent seating capacity.
• Home delivery from hotels, restaurants and fast food joints permitted till 10pm.
• Religious places to be allowed with up to 21 persons at one time with the condition that they follow social distancing norms and regular sanitisation.
• Corporate Offices allowed to open with 50% attendance.
• Weddings to be allowed with a maximum of 21 people. The weddings have also been allowed to place at other places than home and courts. Bharat processions will not be allowed.
• Funerals also can be attended by a maximum of 21 people.
• For gatherings other than weddings, funerals/cremations, a maximum of 50 people can be allowed by they will require permission from the Deputy Commissioner.
• Restaurants, bars and club houses have also been allowed to open with 50% seating capacity from 10 am to 10 pm with adherence to requisite social distancing and other safety norms.
• Gyms have also been allowed to open in Haryana from 6am to 8pm with 50 percent capacity.
• All production units, establishments, Industries have been allowed to function.
• Sports Complexes and stadiums have been permitted to open only for sports activities.
11. Punjab Curfew
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on June 7, 2021 ordered extension of COVID-19 restrictions across the state till June 15th with certain relaxations. However, the night curfew will remain in force from 7 pm to 6 am on weekdays, including Saturdays and a regular day-long weekend curfew on Sundays.
What is allowed?
The state government has now allowed opening of shops till 6 pm.
The private offices have also been allowed to function with 50 percent strength.
12. Rajasthan Lockdown
The Rajasthan government on June 7, 2021 issued 'modified lockdown 2.0' guidelines and announced certain relaxations to the lockdown imposed in the state. The state's Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that the new guidelines will come into effect from 5 am on June 8th.
What is allowed under Rajasthan's modified lockdown 2.0 guidelines?
• The government and private offices have been allowed to open till 4 pm with 50 per cent staff.
• Parks opened from 5 am to 8 am.
• Shops and commercial establishments of permitted categories allowed to open from 6 am to 4 pm from Monday to Friday.
• Roadways and private buses allowed in the state from June 10.
• Private vehicles allowed to ply from 5 am to 5 pm from Monday to Friday.
• Fully vaccinated people allowed to enter the state without a test report. Others have to submit a negative RT-PCR report not older than 72 hours.
• Work to be allowed in all industries and units related to construction so that migration of workers can be stopped.
• The shops dealing in agricultural inputs and equipment, fruits, vegetables and flowers and mandis allowed to function daily from 6 am to 4 pm.
• The shops selling baked goods, processed food and sweets allowed to open from 6 am to 4 pm on weekdays.
What is not allowed?
• Dining-in at restaurants not allowed but takeaways will be available. Home delivery will be allowed till 10 pm.
• All kinds of gatherings will continue to be banned.
• Cinema halls, theatres, multiplexes, auditoriums, swimming pools, libraries, gyms, amusement parks, picnic spots, sports grounds, coaching institutions and similar places to remain closed.
• Fully air-conditioned shopping complexes and malls not allowed to open.
• City bus and minibus services running within the city to remain prohibited. No person allowed to travel standing inside a bus.
• Weddings are expected to be postponed till June 30. However, marriages have been alllowed at home or in courts with a maximum of 11 guests.
13. Gujarat Curfew
The Gujarat government extended the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in the state till June 11 with certain relaxations. Shops in 36 cities of the state will now be allowed to open from 9am to 6pm daily.
Home delivery by restaurants will also be allowed till 10 pm daily. A night curfew will be imposed in these cities from 9pm to 6am till June 11th.
The state government had earlier on May 27th, extended the night curfew, from 8 pm to 6 am, in 36 cities till June 4. There is now relaxation of an hour in night curfew timings.
14. Karnataka Lockdown
Karnataka government has extended its ongoing lockdown till June 14 amid rise in COVID cases in the state. Under the lockdown, only essential stores have been permitted to function between 6am and 10am.
The movement of people has also been restricted except for medical emergencies and vaccination purposes. The time period for essential services will be from 6 am to 10 am. After 10 am, all shops will close. Public transport will also remain shut.
Construction, manufacturing and agriculture sectors have been allowed to function.
15. Odisha 16-day Lockdown
Odisha has announced extension of ongoing COVID-19 lockdown for 16 more days till June 17, 2021. The second phase of the state lockdown was supposed to end at 5 am on June 1st. The lockdown has been extended primarily to restrict the movement of people and not goods. The weekend shutdown will though continue to remain in force.
The state had earlier announced a 14-day lockdown in the state from May 5th to May 19th.
16. Chhattisgarh Lockdown
• Chhattisgarh has extended the state-wide lockdown with some relaxations in districts where Covid-19 positivity rate (TPR) is less than 5%. The government has not specified the date when the lockdown will end.
• However, no relaxation have been announced in districts such as Raigarh, Janjgir and Surajpur, where the test positivity rate is above 5%.
• In all other districts, the state has allowed opening of all shops and establishments. The shops and markets will open in the morning at their scheduled time and close at 6 pm.
• However, entertainment places such as cinema halls, theatres, swimming pools, water parks, theme parks and places of gathering will remain shut.
17. Jammu and Kashmir Corona Curfew
• Jammu and Kashmir has begun the process of partial unlocking after a month of COVID-19 curfew. The shops and business establishments re-opened partially on May 31st across the union territory.
• However, educational institutes including schools, colleges, universities and private coaching centres will remain closed till June 15.
• All gyms and parks will also remain closed till further orders in Kashmir, where weekend and night curfew would continue.
• The Jammu and Kashmir administration had extended the COVID curfew, which was supposed to end on May 23, by another week till May 31 in all 20 districts of the Union Territory.
18. Chandigarh Weekend Lockdown
The Chandigarh administration on June 8, 2021 decided to begin unlocking process by allowing shops to open from 10am to 6pm. Earlier, the shops were allowed to open from 9am to 4pm only.
Chandigarh has decided to allow shops, malls and gyms to function from June 9th. While shops and shopping malls can open from 10 am to 6 pm, the eating outlets inside the malls can operate till 8 pm.
The restaurants and bars have been allowed to open frpm 10am to 9pm with 50 percent capacity. The night curfew will continue from 10 pm to 5 am.
19. Nagaland Curfew
The Nagaland government has extended the total lockdown in the state till June 11. The lockdown was first imposed on May 14 for seven days but was later extended till May 31.
20. Tripura Night Curfew
The Tripura state government extended the corona curfew from 12pm to 5 am in Agartala and all other urban areas in the state till June 10. The restrictions were scheduled to end in the state on June 6.
The evening curfew in rural areas from 6 pm to 5 am will also continue. Only shops dealing with essential items like groceries, vegetables, milk, meat and fish will be allowed to remain open till 2 pm instead of the earlier deadline of 12pm. All other restrictions will continue as usual.
The state had first imposed the restrictions in the Agartala Municipal Corporation area on May 16 and 10 days later, extended corona curfew to all the 29 urban local bodies.
21. Himachal Pradesh Lockdown
The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to extend the state lockdown till June 14. The decision comes after a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.
The corona curfew in the state will be extended till 6 am on June 14. The state Cabinet had earlier decided to extend its Corona curfew till May 31st to break the virus chain.
22. Uttarakhand Lockdown
The Uttarakhand government has extended COVID-19 restrictions in the state till June 15. As per the new lockdown guidelines, all general stores can remain open from 8 am to 1 pm between June 9 and June 14. The government has increased relaxations within this week.
The state has also decided to open retail shops for two days in this week and liquor shops will be allowed to open for three 3 days.
The grocery shops will be opened from 8 am to 1 pm from June 9 and June 14, while liquor shops will be opened from 8 am to 1 pm on June 9, 11, and 14.
The stationery and book shops will also be opened on June 9 and June 14.
23. Tamil Nadu Curfew
Tamil Nadu government has extended the COVID lockdown by another week from June 14 till June 21, 2021 with more relaxations.
The state has provided additional relaxations in 27 districts, while 11 districts with high infection rate will only have limited relaxations.
What will be allowed?
• The state has allowed beauty parlours, salons, tea shops and government parks to open from 6am to 5 pm without air conditioning and 50 percent customers in the 27 districts including Chennai.
• Government parks will be open from 6 am to 9 pm.
• Government-run TASMAC wine shops will be allowed to open in 27 districts from 10 am to 5 pm.
• Shops that repair agricultural equipment, pump sets and related equipment will be open between 9 am and 5 pm.
• Shops that repair mixie, grinder, television sets and other household utensils, can function between 9 am and 2 pm.
• Schools and colleges have been allowed to function only for the admission process.
• Industries have been allowed to function with 33 percent staff strength.
• Shops that sell home appliances have also been allowed to function from morning 9 am to 5 pm.
Tamil Nadu has been under lockdown since May 10th.
24. Puducherry Lockdown
Puducherry government has announced extension of COVID-induced lockdown till June 21 with additional relaxations. Night curfew will continue from 10 pm to 5 am till June 21.
What is allowed?
• Restaurants and bar facilities within the hotels, lodges and guest houses and also other standalone eateries have been allowed to operate with 50 per cent capacity from 9 am upto 5 pm.
• Distilleries/breweries have been allowed to function by strictly following the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) issued by the Government.
• The tea shops and juice shops have also been allowed to open from 9 am upto 5 pm.
• Marriage related gatherings will be allowed but with a maximum of 25 guests, while 20 people have been allowed at funeral or last rites.
• Industrial establishments, manufacturing centres and construction activities have also been permitted under specific guidelines.
• Only retail liquor including Arrack vends have been allowed to operate from 9 am to 5 pm.
• All private offices have been allowed to function from 9 am to 6pm by following COVID appropriate behaviour and ensure 100 per cent vaccination of all eligible staff.
25. Bihar Night Curfew
The Bihar state government announced the lifting of the lockdown from June 9 and continuation of the night curfew from 7 pm to 5 am.
Now, all government and private offices will be allowed to reopen with 50 percent attendance till 4 pm.
All shops would be allowed to open till 5 pm.
The malls, schools, colleges, religious places and cinema halls will remain closed.
26. Madhya Pradesh Janata Curfew
The Madhya Pradesh "corona curfew" has been extended till June 15th with certain relaxations, informed MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on June 7th.
A "Janata curfew" will be in place from 10 pm on Saturday till 6 am on Monday. Night curfew will also continue in the entire state from 10 pm to 6 am every day.
27. Leh Weekend Curfew
A weekend COVID Curfew has been imposed across Leh district from 9pm on April 30th till 5am on May 3rd. This was announced by the UT's Administration.
'Weekend Covid Curfew' to be imposed across Leh district from 9pm, 30th April to 5am on 3rd May: UT Administration pic.twitter.com/GuDK3j40iG— ANI (@ANI) April 29, 2021
The Manipur government has decided to extend the ongoing curfew in the valley, besides the two hill districts of Churachandpur and Ukhrul, till June 11. The curfew was imposed in seven districts of the state till May 28. It has now been extended by 14 days starting from May 29th.
The curfew is in force in Imphal West, Imphal East, Kakching, Thoubal, Bishnupur, Churachandpur and Ukhrul districts.
The Meghalaya state government has decided to extend the state lockdown for another week till June 14th due to rise in new COVID-19 cases in rural areas. The entire State will be under lockdown with relaxations in certain sectors which will be decided by the Deputy Commissioners.
The Chief Minister noted that even though the positivity ratio has come down from 16.64 per cent to 12 per cent, it is still in double digits and we are nowhere close to letting our guards down. The state had previously decided to extend the lockdown till 7th June.
The Sikkim government has extended the statewide lockdown for one more week till June 14. The lockdown restrictions were scheduled to end on June 7.
The state government has also announced some relaxations such as allowing hardware shops to remain open from 7 am to 2 pm.
The shops selling groceries and vegetables can open for 2 more hours from 7 am to 2 pm.
31. West Bengal
The West Bengal state government has extended the lockdown till July 1, 2021 with certain relaxations. The state has allowed government and private offices to open with 25 percent staff from June 16.
However, the employers will have to arrange for transportation of the employees as restrictions on public transportation services will continue till further orders, informed chief secretary HK Dwivedi.
What else will be allowed?
• Shopping malls will be allowed to open from 11am to 6pm.
• Markets will be allowed to open between 7am and 11am from June 16th.
• Restaurants and bars will be allowed to open from 12 pm till 8 pm with 50% seating capacity.
• Sports events can be organised inside stadiums with no spectators.
• Parks will be open in the morning only for walkers who are fully vaccinated.
• Indoor and outdoor film shooting has been allowed to resume with 50 people if they are fully vaccinated.
• The state had imposed restrictions in the state from May 16 to May 30 and later extended it till June 15.