10 July 2020 – Uttar Pradesh announces a 55-hour lockdown

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Guidance
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Local Government
Intervention Categories: Environmental measures; Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases; Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: State; Regional
Lead People/Agency: Uttar Pradesh State Government

Overview: The state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has announced a 55-hour long lockdown beginning 10 pm on Friday (July 10). The UP government wants to utilise these two days to sanitise hotspot premises such as mandis and offices, as well as push ahead with its statewide screening programme.
Full details here: https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/why-has-up-announced-two-days-of-restrictions-over-the-weekend/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions