Weekend curfew likely to be imposed in Delhi to curb COVID-19 surge

New-Delhi: Amid COVID-19 surge in the country, the Delhi government is likely to impose weekend curfew to curb coronavirus cases, reports said on Tuesday.

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) is holding a crucial meeting today to discuss the need for more restrictions in view of the alarming spike in COVID cases. During the meeting, the current Covid situation was discussed.

Since last week, Delhi has been witnessing a surge in COVID cases. The national capital on January 3 registered 4,099 fresh coronavirus infections.

All government services will be fully working from home in the national capital; private offices allowed to ply at 50%. Cinemas, gyms are shut and shops have been allowed on an odd-even basis. Metro trains and buses can only operate at half the capacity.

The night curfew has also been imposed from 10 pm to 5 am in the national capital.

Earlier today, CM Arvind Kejriwal announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19.

 

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