Only take-away order for restaurants in Delhi, announcement soon: Report
New Delhi : The national capital is facing a surge in coronavirus cases and to stop it the government has announced a series of restrictions. A news report suggests that the new addition would be the only takeaway option for restaurants till further notice.
The new restriction will be under the Graded Response Action plan that has seen the city implementing a weekend curfew last week.
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority has called for a meeting to discuss the current situation in the national capital. During the meeting, chaired by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and attended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, ways to strictly enforce existing restrictions to check rising cases of the coronavirus and its Omicron variant were also discussed.
The city witnessed a 12 per cent jump in new infections as it added 22,751 cases on Sunday. The positivity rate stood at 23.53 per cent. The city also reported 17 deaths, most Covid deaths in a day since June 16 last year.
According to the data published by the government, there are 1,800 patients in the Covid dedicated hospitals in the city. Out of these, 182 are Covid suspect while 1,618 are confirmed positive patients, it said.