Delhi Lifts Weekend Curfew, Restaurants, Cinemas To Open With 50% Capacity. Check Full List
Delhi relaxes covid restrictions. Lifts Weekend Curfew, Odd-Even Curbs on Shops, allows restaurants To Open With 50% Capacity. Check latest guidelines here.
New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday withdrawn the weekend curfew in the national capital in view of improvement in the Covid situation. However, the night curfew will remain in force as of now. The odd-even curbs for shops have also been removed. The decision was taken after a meeting chaired by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal. Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was also present in the meeting.
The DDMA also decided on capping the number of people who can attend wedding festivals in the national capital to 200. The bars and restaurants have been directed to operate with 50 per cent of seating capacity. The DDMA also directed officials to ensure strict enforcement of Covid-19 protocols like wearing of mask and following social distancing. It was further decided that reopening of schools will be discussed in next meeting.
You may like to read
Check new guidelines here:
- No more weekend curfew in the national capital.
- The night curfew will remain in place in the capital city.
- DDMA lifts the odd-even rule for shops.
- The bars and restaurants can now operate with 50 per cent of seating capacity.
- Cinema hall, theaters can also reopen with 50 percent capacity.
- The DDMA has capped the number of people who can attend wedding festivals in the national capital to 200.
- Government offices to operate with 50 percent capacity.
The national capital had on Wednesday reported 7,498 fresh COVID-19 cases and 29 deaths in a day as the positivity rate rose marginally to 10.59 per cent. Talking about the improving Covid situation in the national capital, Health Minister Satyendar Jain had said, “The COVID situation is in control. Today Delhi will report less than 5,000 cases and the positivity rate will also come down from the existing 10%.”
Last Friday, the Delhi government had proposed lifting the weekend curfew and ending the odd-even scheme for opening shops in the city as the Covid-19 situation improved but Lieutenant Governor Baijal suggested maintaining the status quo on the restrictions till the situation improved further.
The LG office, however, had approved the government’s proposal to allow private offices to function with 50 percent staff strength.
For breaking news and live news updates, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Read more on Latest Delhi News on India.com.