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Uttarakhand imposes COVID curfew till May 18, check what’s allowed

Uttarakhand imposes COVID curfew till May 18, check what’s allowed

In the view of rising COVID-19 cases, the Uttarakhand government on Sunday (May 9, 2021) decided to impose a week-long 'COVID Curfew' which will remain in force between 6 am on May 11 and 6 am on May

May 10, 2021, 09:15 AM IST
Week-long 'COVID curfew' imposed in Uttarakhand, check complete details here

Week-long 'COVID curfew' imposed in Uttarakhand, check complete details here

The Uttarakhand government on Sunday decided to impose a week-long 'COVID Curfew' which will remain in force between 6 am on May 11 and 6 am on May 18. 

May 09, 2021, 22:16 PM IST
COVID-19 vaccination for 18-44 yrs age group to commence from May 10 in Uttarakhand

COVID-19 vaccination for 18-44 yrs age group to commence from May 10 in Uttarakhand

The COVID vaccination for people in the age group of 18 to 44 years will begin in Uttarakhand from Monday (May 10, 2021), informed the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) on Saturday (May 8, 2021). 

May 09, 2021, 07:48 AM IST
Five COVID-19 patients die at Roorkee hospital due to disruption in oxygen supply, probe ordered

Five COVID-19 patients die at Roorkee hospital due to disruption in oxygen supply, probe ordered

A magisterial probe has been ordered into the incident, Haridwar District Magistrate C Ravishankar said on Wednesday. A medical audit of the hospital is also being conducted by a team comprising the

May 05, 2021, 10:12 AM IST
Uttarakhand: Corona curfew extended in Dehradun, Haridwar, US Nagar till May 6

Uttarakhand: Corona curfew extended in Dehradun, Haridwar, US Nagar till May 6

Dehradun District Magistrate extends 'Corona Curfew' till 5 am on May 6.

May 02, 2021, 21:45 PM IST
Uttarakhand government suspends Char Dham Yatra due to COVID spike, priests of four temples to perform rituals

Uttarakhand government suspends Char Dham Yatra due to COVID spike, priests of four temples to perform rituals

Issuing an order, Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat said on Thursday that only priests of the four temples will perform rituals and puja this year. 

Apr 29, 2021, 12:25 PM IST
BJP MP Ajay Bhatt demands financial aid for kin of journalists who died of COVID-19, writes letter to Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat

BJP MP Ajay Bhatt demands financial aid for kin of journalists who died of COVID-19, writes letter to Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat

Data from the Ministry of Health showed that deaths due to COVID-19 have crossed the 2-lakh mark in the country

Apr 29, 2021, 09:14 AM IST
Uttarakhand glacier break: 15 BRO workers, hailing from Jharkhand, killed in Sumna avalanche

Uttarakhand glacier break: 15 BRO workers, hailing from Jharkhand, killed in Sumna avalanche

Sumna, where the avalanche occurred on Friday, is located near the confluence of the Girthigad and Kiogad, two streams that originate from the Dhauli Ganga river, which witnessed a calamitous

Apr 27, 2021, 23:44 PM IST
Dehradun DM issues SOPs for admission of patients to COVID Care Centres, Health Centres and Hospitals

Dehradun DM issues SOPs for admission of patients to COVID Care Centres, Health Centres and Hospitals

Meanwhile, Corona curfew will also remain in place in Haldwani Municipal Corporation, Lalkuan Nagar Panchayat, and Ramnagar areas of Nainital district between April 27 and May 3.

Apr 27, 2021, 13:13 PM IST
COVID-19: After Dehradun, Uttarakhand imposes week-long curfew in parts of Pauri district

COVID-19: After Dehradun, Uttarakhand imposes week-long curfew in parts of Pauri district

The curfew in Uttarakhand's Pauri district will come into effect from Monday (April 26) 7 pm and will last till 5 am on May 3.

Apr 26, 2021, 09:19 AM IST
Uttarakhand: Shri Hemkunt Sahib Yatra deferred due to COVID-19 surge

Uttarakhand: Shri Hemkunt Sahib Yatra deferred due to COVID-19 surge

The Yatra for Sri Hemkunt Sahib Gurudwara, situated in the hilly district of Chamoli, was slated to commence from May 10. It has now been postponed. 

Apr 26, 2021, 07:31 AM IST
COVID: 93 students at Uttarakhand’s govt nursing college test positive

COVID: 93 students at Uttarakhand’s govt nursing college test positive

Nearly 200 students were tested for COVID-19, of which 65 students who tested negative are being sent home. 

Apr 25, 2021, 09:45 AM IST
Avalanche in Uttarakhand's Joshimath: 10 bodies recovered, over 380 rescued

Avalanche in Uttarakhand's Joshimath: 10 bodies recovered, over 380 rescued

A total of 430 BRO workers were at the road construction site when the avalanche occurred on Friday (April 23).

Apr 24, 2021, 19:26 PM IST
Glacier burst near India-China border in Uttarakhand's Chamoli, no casualties, govt issues alert

Glacier burst near India-China border in Uttarakhand's Chamoli, no casualties, govt issues alert

No contact has so far been established with the area due to heavy snowfall in Chamoli district.

Apr 24, 2021, 07:09 AM IST
Uttarakhand: People between 18 and 45 years of age to get free COVID vaccination

Uttarakhand: People between 18 and 45 years of age to get free COVID vaccination

The Uttarakhand government has also decided to appoint doctors to the lower level to facilitate this exercise.

Apr 23, 2021, 16:36 PM IST
Going on Char Dham Yatra? You must possess COVID negative report

Going on Char Dham Yatra? You must possess COVID negative report

The Uttarakhand government has started preparations for the yatra amid the ongoing pandemic situation. 

Apr 23, 2021, 12:19 PM IST
COVID-19: Uttarakhand closes all government offices for 72 hours

COVID-19: Uttarakhand closes all government offices for 72 hours

All the offices in Uttarakhand will remain closed from Friday (April 23) till Sunday (April 25), except for those employed in essential services. 

Apr 22, 2021, 21:16 PM IST
Former Union minister Bachi Singh Rawat dies at 71

Former Union minister Bachi Singh Rawat dies at 71

Bachi Singh Rawat was a four-time MP from the Almora-Pithoragarh constituency and had defeated former chief minister and Congress leader Harish Rawat thrice in consecutive elections.

Apr 18, 2021, 23:52 PM IST
20 patients escape from COVID care centre in Uttarakhand's Tehri

20 patients escape from COVID care centre in Uttarakhand's Tehri

The matter came to light when doctors visited the wards at the centres on Saturday night for a regular check-up, Chief Medical Superintendent Niraj Rai said. Thirty-eight people were being treated

Apr 18, 2021, 23:06 PM IST
Uttarakhand: Bypoll to Almora’s Salt Assembly seat begins

Uttarakhand: Bypoll to Almora’s Salt Assembly seat begins

The Salt Assembly seat is undergoing bypolls as it was vacated after the death of sitting BJP MLA Surendra Singh Jeena due to COVID-19 in November 2020. 

Apr 17, 2021, 09:40 AM IST