Delhi to go under stricter curbs amid steep rise in COVID-19 cases – Checkout the new restrictions announced by DDMA
- The DDMA announced new restrictions in the state to curb the spread of COVID-19.
- However, the DDMA decided not to impose a lockdown but to put restrictions on the movement of the people.
- These are the new set restrictions imposed by the DDMA in the national capital.
AdvertisementThe Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has issued a circular stating new restrictions to be imposed due to the massive surge in the COVID-19 cases in the state.
The DDMA, however, decided not to impose a lockdown, but to put restrictions on the movement to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the state.
Delhi recorded 19,166 new COVID-19 cases and 17 fatalities in the last 24 hours. The Omicron tally of the national capital reaches 456.
These are the new set restrictions imposed by the DDMA in the national capital —
- All private offices shall follow the work from home practice, and will remain closed. Only offices under ‘exempted category’ will be allowed to remain open.
- All restaurants and bars will remain closed for dine-in. However, restaurants will be allowed for home delivery or takeaway of food items.
- Movement of pregnant women and patients seeking medical/health services along with an attendee are allowed.
- Individuals going for COVID-19 testing or vaccination will be allowed to move with valid proof.
- People going to/from the airport, railway station will be allowed to travel with a valid proof of ticket.
- Movement of electronic and print media people on production of valid ID cards are allowed.
- Students shall be allowed to appear in the examination hall on production of valid admit cards.
- Movement of individuals for marriage related gatherings upto 20 people.
- Delhi Metro to operate with 100% capacity with no standing passengers.
- Movement of government officials/officers and PSUs are allowed on the production of valid ID cards.
- All private medical personnel such as doctors, nurses and paramedical staff are allowed to move with the production of valid ID cards.
- Officers/officials functioning in the offices of Diplomats of various countries as well as persons holding any constitutional post are allowed to move with valid ID cards.
- Movement of person for the ‘essential goods and services’ or ‘exempted category’ shall be allowed during night/weekend curfew with possession of e-pass.
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