Delhi Metro guidelines for commuters amid night curfew
New Delhi : As Delhi government announced a night curfew from 10pm to 5am to control the surge in coronavirus cases, Delhi Metro has also issued an advisory for the passengers.
According to Anuj Dayal, Executive Director, Corporate Communications, DMRC, "In view of the imposition of night curfew in Delhi starting tonight, entry in Metro from 10pm to 5am will be allowed only to those passengers who fall in essential category as per govt order, after verification of their valid IDs by DMRC/CISF personnel."
The statement further added, "DMRC also advises its users, who do not fall in essential category, to complete journey and reach there destination by 10 pm as they are not allowed to travel after 10 pm to 5 am in night in the Metro as per govt order till 30th April 2021 or further orders whichever is earlier".
The night curfew in Delhi will come to effect from Tuesday night. It will be implemented in the capital till April 30.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain released a statement to ensure that the AAP government is keeping a close watch on coronavirus cases. Addressing a press meet, he also informed that around 12 lakh people have been vaccinated in the national capital till date.
The city had recorded 3,548 fresh cases on Monday, while 15 more people succumbed to the infection taking the death toll to 11,096, according to the Delhi health department.