With the decline in active COVID-19 cases in the country and in the capital, Delhi has allowed more events since Monday. The relaxation took effect from 5 am Monday. An executive order was issued late Saturday night outlining specific rules to be followed while relaxing on curbs. According to the new regulation, here is what will be allowed / will remain limited in Delhi from today.
- Weddings in banquet halls, wedding halls and hotels can be organized for up to 50 people.
- Marriages in court or at home can be arranged for a maximum of 20 people with strict adherence to COVID-compliant rules of conduct.
- Owners of banquet halls, wedding halls and hotels are responsible for adhering to COVID-19-compliant rules of conduct, including wearing masks and social distancing.
- Gyms and yoga centers can resume at 50 percent throughput through a phased unlock process.
- Schools, colleges and educational institutions, cinemas, multiplexes, swimming pools, and amusement and amusement parks will be closed.
- Banquet facilities for any purpose other than weddings will remain prohibited.
- All other existing prohibited and restricted activities will remain in effect until 5:00 am on July 5th.
Gyms and banquet facilities were closed on April 19 when Delhi faced a brutal second wave of COVID-19. During the second week of May, weddings were allowed at home and in courts, attended by no more than 20 people.
Situation with COVID-19 in Delhi
The capital city reported 89 COVID-19 cases and four deaths on Sunday as the positive rate dropped to 0.12 percent, according to data provided by the health ministry. So far, Delhi has recorded 14,33934 coronavirus cases. Of this number, more than 14.07 thousand patients have recovered, and the death toll is 24 965 people.
According to a health bulletin released on Sunday, 170 cases of COVID-19 from previous weeks were added Saturday on the ICMR portal at Tihar Central Hospital.
The city reported 85 coronavirus cases on Saturday, the lowest daily number this year, with a positive rate of 0.12 percent and nine deaths.
Delhi was rocked by a brutal second wave of the pandemic that swept the country and claimed a huge number of lives every day, and the recent lack of oxygen in various hospitals exacerbated the problems.