Amid rising coronavirus cases, Delhi issues fresh restrictions
New Delhi : Amid increasing coronavirus cases in Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal-led government on Saturday (March 27) announced a cap on the attendance of people for a weddings celebration. 100 people will be allowed in closed spaces and the maximum number of people allowed to attend a wedding celebration in open spaces has been set at 200.
"The Covid-19 situation has been reviewed and it has been decided that status quo should be maintained in NCT of Delhi with regard to permissible/prohibited activities as per aforesaid DDMA orders. However, the ceiling of persons in marriage, banquet halls, other gatherings/congregations and in funeral/last rites in NCT of Delhi needs to be imposed," the Delhi Disaster Management Authority’s statement said.
"ln closed spaces, a maximum of 50 percent of the hall capacity will be allowed, with a ceiling of 100 persons. In open spaces, numbers will be allowed keeping the size of the ground/ space in view with a ceiling of 200 persons subject to strict observance of wearing of face masks, maintaining social distancing, provision for thermal scanning and use of hand wash or sanitizer," the order added.
The new order from Delhi government will remain effective in the national capital till April 30.