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Starting Today, Night Curfew In Delhi From 10 pm To 5 am

Delhi night curfew: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had on Friday said Delhi was going through the fourth wave of COVID-19 but a lockdown was not being considered yet.

Delhi will begin a 10 pm to 5 am night time curfew from now til April 30, the city government said today, staring at a steep rise in Covid cases.
This is the toughest order by the Delhi government since the start of a fresh surge in coronavirus infections in the capital last month.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had on Friday said Delhi was going through the fourth wave of COVID-19 however a lockdown was not being thought of yet.

“As per the current situation, we are not considering imposing a lockdown. We are closely monitoring the situation and such a decision will only be taken after due public consultation,” he had told journalists.

On Monday, Delhi recorded 3,548 new cases and 15 passings.

During night curfew hours, traffic movement would not be stopped and those going for vaccinations will be permitted with an e-pass, authorities said.

Those in essential services and retailers who need to travel after hours for ration, grocery stocks, vegetables, milk and medicines will also be allowed with similar passes. So will journalists of the print and electronic media.

Delhi night time limit: There has been a spike in the quantity of Covid cases in the capital as of late (File)

New Delhi: Delhi will begin a 10 pm to 5 am night time limitation from this point until April 30, the regional government said today, gazing at a lofty ascent in Covid cases.

This is the hardest request by the Delhi government since the beginning of a new flood in Covid contaminations in the capital a month ago.

Boss Minister Arvind Kejriwal had on Friday said Delhi was going through the fourth flood of COVID-19 yet a lockdown was not being thought of yet.

“According to the current circumstance, we are not thinking about impressive a lockdown. We are intently observing the circumstance and such a choice might be taken after due open interview,” he had told journalists.

On Monday, Delhi recorded 3,548 new cases and 15 passings.

During night check in time hours, traffic development would not be halted and those going for immunizations will be permitted with an e-pass, authorities said.

Those in fundamental administrations and retailers who need to go night-time for proportion, staple stocks, vegetables, milk and meds will likewise be permitted with comparative passes. So will columnists of the print and electronic media.

Private doctors, nurses and other medical staff would be allowed movement with ID cards.

Exceptions will also be made for pregnant women and those needing treatment.

The night curfew was being enforced to check the movement of people, not essential services, the Delhi government said in its order.

States like Maharashtra and Rajasthan have also launched night curfews to restricted movement in a spike in Covid cases the nation over. On Monday, the numbers of cases in 24 hours crossed one lakh for the first time in India.

Maharashtra has announced a weekend lockdown and a tough 8 pm to 7 am curfew. Rajasthan’s night curfew is from 8 pm to 6 am.