Delhi Weekend Lockdown: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has made a big announcement to deal with the worsening situation in Corona. The Chief Minister announced that a weekend curfew will now be imposed in Delhi.
Delhi Weekend Lockdown
Covid-19 is the biggest challenge for all the countries, and India is also is facing this pandemic stage. According to the records of some recent days, India is facing a high number of Covid-19 cases than other countries. Due to COVID-19 most of the states had already imposed lockdown, some of them have imposed a complete lockdown some have decided to impose a partial lockdown with fewer restrictions. On Thursday, the Delhi government announced the weekend lockdown in the state after meeting with LG and other officials.
To deal with the worsening situation with Corona, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has made this big announcement. Chief Minister Kejriwal has declared that weekend curfew will now be imposed in Delhi. During this, he stated that the gym, malls, spas and auditorium in Delhi will all be closed to control the covid infection in the city. He has also completely restricted restaurants for dine-in only take away will be permitted. However, all restaurant are free to do home deliveries across the city.
According to the Delhi Weekend Lockdown Guidelines, the Cinema hall can be regulated with 30% of sitting capacity.
The Chief Minister said that a curfew pass will be provided to the public for necessary work.
Kejriwal also said that special arrangements are being made to curb congestion in the weekly markets.
Kejriwal stated that all essential services and weddings will not be restricted during the curfew and e-passes will be provided quickly to those who are willing to attend the weddings.
Along with all these guidelines for Delhi Weekend Lockdown, there are guidelines for Weekend markets too. Weekend markets will be open, one Weekend Market is allowed within a zone per week, law and order will be enforced to control the crowds in these areas.
Delhi Weekend Lockdown Guidelines
- Only emergency services will be exempted from weekend lockdowns.
- A curfew pass will be provided to attend weddings and other gatherings.
- Gyms, pools and malls will remain closed.
- The cinema hall will open with only 30 per cent capacity.
- Weekly markets will be open for only one day in a zone per week.
- The restaurants are not allowed to provide dine-in facilities. Home delivery will continue.
Announcing the weekend lockdown, the Chief Minister said that there is no shortage of beds in hospitals in Delhi. He said, “At this time in such a big pandemic, it is our endeavour that every needy person should get a bed.” “Therefore, do not request for being admitted to any particular hospital. You can also choose to go to another hospital. At present, 5000 beds are empty in the hospitals of Delhi. The number of oxygen beds is still being increased. ”
CM stated, that there is no shortage of beds, more than 5000 beds are available in Delhi. Weekend curfew is to be resumed from 10 pm Friday till 6 am Monday. Private offices are asked to do work from home.
No pass is required for the movement of medical purpose as stated by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.
He also stated the further closure of schools and college in the city, as covid -19 cases are increasing rapidly. Delhi government said journalist will be treated as a frontline worker during this covid 19. All restrictions are until 30 April and can be increased further.