With COVID Guidelines in Place, Delhi Zoo to Reopen For Public From March 1 | Details Here
The zoo was shut for around two months in view of a spike in coronavirus cases in the national capital.
New Delhi: With all COVID guidelines in place, the Delhi National Zoological Park will re-open from March 1 with an online ticket system, zoo authorities said on Wednesday. The zoo was shut for around two months in view of a spike in coronavirus cases in the national capital.
Giving details, the zee officials told news agency PTI that the administration has directed all section supervisors to ensure strict compliance of COVID-appropriate behaviour as the zoo gears up for reopening.
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The zoo was closed for the public on January 4 and the link for booking tickets online on its website was disabled.
Delhi National Zoological Park to re-open from 1st March with online ticket system, say zoo authorities.
The zoo had shut down temporarily on January 5 due to a high number of Covid cases.
— ANI (@ANI) February 23, 2022
However, the zoo was reopened for visitors on August 1, 2021, more than two months after it was shut due to a rise in the number of Covid cases during the second wave of the pandemic.
Earlier, the facility was shut for visitors in March 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic started ravaging the country and then again in January last year amid bird flu scare.
Corona cases: The national capital on Wednesday reported 583 Covid cases with a positivity rate of 1.05 per cent and three deaths due to the infection. The number of tests conducted a day ago stood at 55,504, while 603 patients were discharged in a day. Delhi’s case tally has now increased to 18,57,598, and the death toll is at 26,109.
The national capital had on Tuesday reported 498 Covid cases with a positivity rate of 0.96 per cent and one death. A day before, it reported 360 cases with the positivity rate falling below the one per cent mark for the first time since December 28.
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