Allahabad hight court yesterday ordered its 4 cities to be put in lockdown. The 5 cities Allahabad, Varanasi, Kanpur, Gorakhpur and Lucknow to put in lockdown till 26th April 2021. A week long lockdown comes after Uttar Pradesh saw its biggest rise in covid cases a day before yesterday at 30000+ cases.
Essential services will remain open. Financial institutions departments, medical and health services, industrial and scientific establishments, essential services including municipal functions and public transport will remain open said the high court. Grocery stores and commercial shops having more than 3 workers to remain closed. With all Covid guidelines to be strictly followed by all.