To curb the spread of Covid-19 throughout the capital, the Delhi government has agreed to impose a lockdown and even a host of other restrictions. As per the latest Covid updates, the curfew would start at 10 p.m. on Friday with the shutting down of malls, gyms and spas.
Latest news of Covid: Delhi would be subjected to restrictions
- The restrictions would be lifted only for emergency services. Interstate transportation will be maintained.
- The restrictions would not apply to people heading to hospitals, train stations, or airports.
- Wedding guests would be given curfew passes by the Delhi government.
- Until further notice, most stores, shops, spas, pools, or gyms will be closed.
- Although auditoriums must remain closed, theatre halls would be permitted to operate at 30% of their normal capacity.
- Employees would be guided to operate from home in private offices.
- Transportation of both necessary or non-essential items would be unrestricted.
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Pregnant women as well as those with medical emergencies would be able to travel without verification, whereas government officials, healthcare employees, and staff at diplomatic offices would only have to bring their identification cards to be excluded from the curfew. Valid tickets would be needed for all those commuting from or to airports, train stations, or transport hubs.
Covid Updates for other States
In response to an increase in Covid-19 cases, the Rajasthan government imposed a night curfew throughout all cities starting April 16 to 30, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Meanwhile, UP has declared a total lockdown for Sunday. Both urban and rural regions will be closed, as well as all shopping centres except for critical services. The limitations will go into action at 8 p.m. on Saturday and it will last until 7 a.m. on Monday.
This wave is much more viral, and it is spreading rapidly as per the latest corona update. It is unquestionably more contagious, although it is far more virulent, said Dr. P N Kakkar, CEO of Park Hospital as they are ready for any further challenges.