In the view of the significant decrease in Covid-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has ruled out the Saturday lockdown.
Earlier, the government had imposed two days lockdown on weekend to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Markets and services will now be functioning six days a week.
On the instructions of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Home Department had started preparing a new guideline regarding partial relaxation in this two-day lockdown. Along with this, the Chief Minister has directed to start teaching with 50 percent capacity in secondary, higher, technical and vocational educational institutions after Independence Day as per the recommendations of the State Level Health Expert Advisory Committee.
On Wednesday, CM Yogi Adityanath gave many guidelines in a meeting with the team-9 formed for the management of Covid-19. He told the team to consider partial relaxation in the two-day weekly curb, he directed the Home Department to make a detailed guideline in this regard. While directing the opening of schools and colleges, the CM said that classes should be conducted in two shifts everywhere.
Currently there are only 505 active Covid-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh.