The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has decided to impose a weekend curfew and work from home for government offices. Amidst a spike in Covid-19 cases, a weekend curfew from Friday 10 pm to Monday 5 am in the national capital.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said, “DDMA has decided to impose a weekend curfew to curb Covid surge. All government officials will work from home and private offices will operate at 50 percent capacity”.
As per the orders, buses and metro will run at full seating capacity to avoid crowding at bus stops and metro stations.
On Monday, Delhi had reported 4,099 new cases and one death in 24 hours and the positivity rate in Delhi is at 6.46 percent.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tested positive on Tuesday. He tweeted, “I have tested positive for Covid. Mild symptoms. Have isolated myself at home. Those who came in touch with me in the last few days, kindly isolate yourself and get yourself tested”.