Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh  government in order to  break further chain of  Covid 19 has decided  extend the corona curfew  in the state for another  week uptill May 31. The corona curfew in the  state has been extended till  0700 hours of May 31, said  UP government additional  chief secretary information  Navneet Sehgal here. essential services like  vaccination, industrial  activities, medical work etc.  will continue unchanged  during the partial curfew”  Mr Sehgal said. 

He said though the  positivity rate of Covid  was receding along with  number of active cases  in the state but corona  curfew was required for  controlling it further. UP government had  already decided to provide  Rs 1000 to registered  street venders, rickshaw  pullers and other people  along with free ration for 3  months to the ration card  holders.