Private offices in Delhi asked to remain closed till further notice
New Delhi : The Delhi government has asked private offices to remain closed till further notice amid surge in coronavirus cases. Work-from-home has been advised for now to tackle the surge in coronavirus cases, driven by omicron.
Till now, offices were allowed to operate on 50 per cent capacity. The companies involved in essential services have been exempted from the new guidelines.
Those exempted from the new rule include private banks, offices providing essential services, insurance companies, pharma companies, microfinance companies, lawyers' offices and courier services.
The decision has been taken after a meeting by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA).
On Monday, the government had banned dine-in at the restaurants and only take-away services were allowed. Meanwhile, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said cases in the city are likely to peak "in one or two days, definitely this week", and infections in the Third Wave will start dipping after that.