COVID-19: Night curfew in Delhi, here’s what’s allowed, what’s not
Due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases, Delhi will be put under night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am till April 30.
The coronavirus cases in India have been increasing day by day and due to the rising numbers in Delhi, the Government has imposed a night curfew to curb the virus spread effectively today. The night curfew will remain in effect from 10 pm to 5 am till April 30.
News agency ANI tweeted as: “Night curfew imposed in Delhi from 10 pm to 5 am with immediate effect till 30th April, in the wake of #COVID19 situation: Delhi Government”
Check out the tweet:
— ANI (@ANI) April 6, 2021
Here’s what’s allowed and what’s not:
- No restrictions on traffic movement during night curfew.
- Pregnant women and patients going for treatment exempted.
- Essential services will be exempted from 10 pm to 5 am night curfew in Delhi.
- Owners of ration, general, fruits, vegetables, and medical stores will be allowed.
- Print and electronic media personnel will also be allowed movement with e-pass.
- Markets, restaurants, pubs, bars, nightclubs, and party venues, are to be closed by 10 pm
- Private doctors, nurses, and other medical staff would be allowed movement with ID cards.
- Passengers going to airports, railway stations, and bus stations will also be exempt from the rule but have to produce a valid ticket.
- Buses, metro, autos, taxis, and other modes of public transport will be allowed to ferry only those who are exempt from night curfew.
On Monday, Delhi recorded 3,548 new Covid-19 cases. With this, total cases in the national capital reached 6,79,962, including 14,589 active cases.