Imphal: Delhi government on Tuesday imposed night curfew in the National capital during 10 pm to 5 am till April 30 following a day after the country reported over 1 lakh Covid-19 fresh cases, India’s highest ever single-day spike.
Passengers traveling to and from the airport, railway stations, and bus stands will be allowed to travel after showing valid tickets. Pregnant women and patients going for treatment will also exempted from the curfew rules, the Delhi government said in an order.
People who want to get Covid-19 vaccination will be exempted but have to possess an e-pass. Shopkeepers selling essential goods like groceries, fruits, vegetables, milk, and medicine will be allowed to move after getting an e-pass. Print and electronic media will also be allowed to move only through e-pass, the order stated.
Private doctors, nurses, and paramedical staff with valid ID card will also be exempted from the curfew rules.
Public transport such as buses, Delhi Metro, autos, and taxis will be allowed to function within its stipulated time for the transportation of only specified categories of people, the order added.
Delhi reported 3, 548 new Covid-19 cases and 15 Covid related deaths on Monday.
States like Maharashtra and Rajasthan have also launched night curfews. 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.
According to PIB Delhi highest Single day Vaccine Coverage of more than 43 lakh doses administered in the last 24 hours. Cumulative Vaccination Coverage exceeds 8 crore mark Total Covid-19 tests conducted surpass 25 crore. India’s total Active Caseload has reached 7,88,223. India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,17,32,279 on Tuesday, with 50,143 recoveries registered in the last 24 hours national recovery rate is 92.48 percent. Centre rushes 50 High Level Public Health teams to Maharashtra. Chhattisgarh and Punjab for Covid-19 control and containment measures.