New Delhi: The Arvind Kejriwal government has taken a big decision regarding the rising number of coronavirus cases in Delhi. A night curfew has been implemented in Delhi from today.
This night curfew will remain in force till April 30. This night curfew will remain in force from 10 am to 5 am. During this time, emergency services and emergency movement will be allowed.
Around 3548 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Delhi in one day while 15 people have died.
Those who want to get vaccinated during the night curfew in Delhi will be allowed to do so. Apart from this, shopkeepers associated with ration, grocery, vegetables, milk, medicine will get exemption during the curfew only through an e-pass.
During the night curfew in Delhi, public transport such as buses, Delhi Metro, autos, taxis, etc. will continue to operate and these will be allowed to bring and take only those people who have been exempted during the night curfew.
People from all departments engaged in essential services will be exempted. The Delhi government order said that there would be no restriction on the traffic movement.
Night curfew has been imposed in Delhi in order to combat the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Main features of night curfew in Delhi
- People other than those associated with essential services will not be allowed to move around in public places.
- Government officers will have to show their i-cards, while there is also a category in which people will have to take e-pass.
- Interstate movements regarding the transportation of essential goods and services will be allowed. No separate e-pass or persmission will be required for this.
- Pregnant women and patients going for treatment will be allowed.
- Media employees will also be allowed to move is they have e-pass.
- Private doctors, nurses, paramedical staff will also get exemption on showing ID card.
- Passengers traveling to and from the airport, railway station and bus station will be given exemption upon showing valid tickets.