New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced Weekend Curfew in the national capital Delhi after the reported cases of Coronavirus in Delhi. Weekend lockdown will start at 10 pm on Friday and will be applicable till 6 am on Monday.
What will be closed during the weekend curfew?
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal told via a press conference on Thursday (April 15) that the weekend curfew will be imposed in the national capital. He said, “Instructions are being given to close the mall, gym, spa, auditorium.” He told, ‘No more will be allowed to sit and eat in the restaurant, only home delivery will be allowed.’
What will be open during the weekend curfew?
Arvind Kejriwal announced that essential services will be kept open during the weekend curfew. With this, passes will be given to those whose weddings are fixed. Somebody has to go to the hospital, go to the airport, bus station, railway station. Those people will be exempt during the weekend curfew, but for this, they have to take a pass. Apart from this, cinema halls can run at 30 per cent capacity.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal told that a weekly market will be allowed in one day and according to one zone. Special arrangements are being made to ensure that there is not too much crowd in the weekly market.
Night curfew is applicable till 30 April in Delhi
Given the increasing cases of Coronavirus in Delhi, the Delhi Government imposed Night Curfew in Delhi on 6 April, which will remain in force till 30 April. Night curfew will remain in force from 10 pm to 5 am.
The city most affected by Delhi Covid-19
The national capital Delhi tops the cities affected by the coronavirus. On Wednesday, 17282 new cases of coronavirus infection were reported in Delhi and 104 people died due to infection. The Health Department said that so far the total number of infected in Delhi has reached 7,67,438 and 11540 patients have died. Now active cases of coronavirus infection have also increased to 50736 in the capital. At the same time, so far, a total of 705162 patients have been corona freed by defeating this epidemic.