Delhi night time curfew: Arvind Kejriwal govt permits print, digital media to maneuver solely by way of e-pass | India Information
New Delhi: The Delhi authorities on Tuesday (April 6) determined to impose an evening curfew within the nationwide capital from 10 pm to five am until April 30 in view of rising COVID-19 circumstances, however exempted sure public transport for the employees of important providers.
The Delhi government’s order mentioned, “Public transport akin to buses, Delhi Metro, autos, and taxis will probably be allowed to ferry solely these people who find themselves exempt from night time curfew.”
It additional mentioned, “Individuals who wish to get COVID-19 vaccination will probably be exempted however must get an e-pass. Shopkeepers promoting important items like groceries, fruits, greens, milk, and medication will probably be allowed to maneuver after getting an e-pass. Print and digital media may also be allowed to maneuver solely by way of e-pass.”
Delhi Well being Minister Satyendar Jain, nonetheless, mentioned the AAP authorities is alert to the pandemic state of affairs right here and maintaining a “shut watch” on it, whereas interacting with reporters.
Jain’s remarks on the pandemic state of affairs got here hours after the Delhi authorities imposed night time curfew within the nationwide capital from 10 pm to five am until April 30 in view of rising COVID-19 circumstances.
He mentioned over 12 lakh folks have been vaccinated in Delhi until date, including “The positivity fee yesterday was 5.54 per cent, and round 65,000 exams had been carried out. Orders had been issued to escalate the variety of beds in each non-public and Delhi authorities hospitals. Virtually 5,000 beds are being added for COVID constructive circumstances.”
“The development must be monitored, and we’re maintaining a detailed watch on it. At the moment, the positivity fee has crossed the 5 per cent-mark for your complete nation. Nevertheless, in Delhi, we’re fully alert and are being cautious,” Jain mentioned.
On the vaccination entrance, Jain mentioned, a file 87,673 folks had been vaccinated on Monday, including that 73 per cent folks have obtained vaccines at Delhi authorities hospitals.