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Weekend lockdown completely lifted in Uttar Pradesh, markets to open as per usual routine

The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday revoked the Sunday restrictions following which markets will follow their weekly arrangements as per the earlier practice.

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New Delhi Updated on: September 08, 2020 16:12 IST
Uttar Pradesh Weekend lockdown lifted
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Uttar Pradesh weekend lockdown has been lifted.

In a welcome development for traders, businesses, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday revoked the Sunday restrictions following which markets will follow their weekly arrangements as per the earlier practice. The state government had earlier ordered weekend lockdowns in which all markets, commercial establishments and offices remained closed on Saturdays and Sundays to enable sanitization of various areas.

Earlier this month, the state government brought down the curbs to Sundays and now this also has been relaxed. With this, the state will now return to its normal routine of the pre-Covid era.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, while addressing a meeting of his Team 11 on Tuesday, however underlined the need for creating awareness about Covid protocols among people and also enhancing the medical infrastructure to deal with increasing cases.

He said all persons living in containment zones should be tested for Covid.

Noida Sunday lockdown lifted

With this the Sunday lockdown in the state has also been lifted. Last week, the UP government allowed markets to function on Saturday's and now have also lifted the Sunday lockdown.

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