The UP govt had announced the sealing of the virus hotspot in 15 districts of the state. The locals of Noida ,after the announcement of the sealing were seen rushing into the ration shops. Forgetting PM’s iterations about social distancing, panic buying in shops were seen in Noida.
Many vegetable vendors also reduced the price of the greens so that the stock finishes up fast
.Yogi Adithyanath declared 15 districts to be completely sealed till April 15, and home delivery of products to be allowed in the places and no shops to be opened till the lockdown ends. Only the officials and health workers are to allowed to go outside , and the police will be taking strict actions for the citizens violating the order. Gautambuddh Nagar (Noida), Ghaziabad, Meerut, Agra, Kanpur, Lucknow,Varanasi, , Saharanpur, Shamli,Firozabad, Bulandhshahr, Bareilly, Basti, Maharajganj and Sitapur are the 15 hotspost with 105 places to be completely sealed as declared by the state. These places have high no of cases of the corona virus.
The state has till now reported more than 343 cases with 3 patients losing lives because of the virus.