The total number of Coronavirus cases in India has reportedly crossed the 10,000-mark in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an extension of the national lockdown till May 3. Reportedly, the central government has identified 170 districts in the country as Coronavirus hotspots. These hotspots have been sealed to prevent the further spread of Coronavirus. According to sources, 13 districts in Uttar Pradesh are identified as Coronavirus hotspots. Strict lockdown is imposed on these districts.
The government of Uttar Pradesh has taken necessary precautions to deliver essential commodities to the doorstep. Therefore, people will not be allowed to step out of their homes. As per April 14, 2020, Uttar Pradesh has recorded a total of 735 Coronavirus positive cases. Out of which 51 patients have been cured. There are a total number of 11 deaths in the state. In Uttar Pradesh, the highest number of cases are recorded in Agra at 83.
Additional Chief Secretary of the Department of Tourism, U.P., Awanish Awasthi told a news agency on Wednesday that the offices of ministers have been directed to function with minimum staff. Further work will be done as per the guidelines of the Government of India, he added. Awasthi further said that stamp and registry work will start on April 15 and petrol pumps, CNG centres will open also open. Instructions have also been issued for opening the veterinary hospital.