Delhi imposes mini lockdown: Check restrictions
New Delhi : As the positivity rate remained over 0.5 per cent for more than two consecutive days, the Delhi government announced yellow alert in the national capital with restriction coming to place. Though the restrictions were announced at 3 pm, more than half-way through the work day, the government said they would be in "immediate effect".
Here are the new rules -
• There will be a night curfew between 10 pm and 5 am daily.
• Private offices will function with 50% staff barring those designated essential services, which includes hospitals, media, banks, insurance companies and telecom services.
• Weddings are allowed with up to 20 people and they can take place only at home or in court. The 20-person limit also applies to funerals.
• Malls and shops will open on an odd-even basis, between 10 am and 8 pm. Online deliveries can continue.
• Standalone shops or markets in residential colonies will not follow the odd-even rule.
• Cinemas, multiplexes and gyms will be closed again. Schools and colleges will stay shut.
• Restaurants and bars will be closed at 10 pm and they will operate at half capacity.
• The Delhi Metro will function with half its capacity.
• Salons, barber shops and parlours will be allowed. Spas and wellness clinics will be closed.
• Political, religious, festival-related gatherings won't be allowed. Religious places can stay open but visitors won't be allowed.
• Public parks will also stay open, but picnics or gatherings won't be allowed.
Delhi (238) has the maximum number of confirmed omicron cases in India, followed by Maharashtra (167).