Due to rising COVID-19 cases in the national capital, Delhi government on Tuesday announced to impose a night curfew with immediate effect till April 30.The night curfew will be in place from 10 pm to 5 am every day till April 30.
Delhi government has also issued guidelines for the night curfew according to that there will be no restriction on traffic movement. However, e-passes will be required for several activities during the night curfew timings.
Private Doctors, nurses and other medical staff would be allowed movement with ID cards. Exceptions will also be made for those needing treatment and .pregnant women.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday “Delhi was going through the fourth wave of COVID-19 but a lockdown was not being considered 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 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.
On Monday, Delhi recorded 3,548 fresh cases and 15 deaths.