The Arvind Kejriwal authorities has shut down Delhi for six days from 10 pm tonight to five am subsequent Monday to curb the unfold of the novel coronavirus.
Calling the scenario in Delhi “grim”, the Chief Minister stated, “I hope we gained’t have to increase it. I’ve at all times opposed measures like lockdown, which can’t finish Covid. It will probably merely decelerate the unfold of the an infection. Over the subsequent six days, we’ll beef up the medical infrastructure within the metropolis in cooperation with the Centre.”
Delhi has seen near 23,500 instances within the final 24 hours. On Sunday, Delhi recorded the most important leap in its each day Covid tally with 25,462 recent instances. The positivity price has spiked to alarming ranges inflicting an acute scarcity of beds and leaving nearly no ICU beds vacant.
Acknowledging that the lockdown will hit the each day wagers and dealing class inhabitants, Kejriwal stated, “I enchantment to all migrant employees to remain again. The lockdown will likely be in drive for a short interval.”
Here’s what stays open and what stays closed in Delhi for the subsequent six days:
1. Outlets promoting meals, groceries, vegatables and fruits, dairy and milk merchandise, meat and fish, animal fodder, medicines and medical gear will stay open. Newspaper distribution can even be allowed.
2. Banks, insurance coverage workplaces and ATMs workplaces will stay open.
3. House supply and takeaway of meals by eating places will likely be allowed.
4. Supply of all important items together with meals, prescription drugs, medical gear by e-commerce will likely be allowed.
5. Telecommunications, web companies, cable companies, and IT enabled companies will likely be open.
6. Petrol pumps, LPG, CNG, petroleum and gasoline retail and storage shops shall stay open.
7. Water provide, energy technology, transmission and distribution models and companies, chilly storage and warehousing companies will likely be open
8. Non-public safety companies will likely be allowed to stay open.
9. Manufacturing models of important commodities might be open, and factories of non-essential commodities having onsite employees will likely be allowed.
10. Non secular locations shall be permitted to open, however no guests will likely be allowed.
11. Delhi authorities workplaces and firms shall stay closed besides these concerned in important and emergency companies such healthcare and emergency companies will likely be allowed to operate.
12. Medical doctors, healthcare employees, important employees, officers, journalists, judges, authorities officers and diplomats can transfer with out restrictions on manufacturing of a legitimate ID proof.
13. Pregnant ladies, sufferers, individuals going for vaccination will likely be allowed to journey on manufacturing of physician’s prescription or medical papers.
14. Individuals coming from or going to the airport, railway stations or inter-state bus terminals will likely be allowed on manufacturing of tickets.