Delhi Metro has also completed its preparations for the night curfew in the capital Delhi starting on Tuesday night. From 10 AM to 5 AM tonight, only those passengers who fall in the category of essential services as per the orders of the government will be allowed after showing ID cards.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) issued a statement stating that all passengers will be allowed entry only after verification of valid IDs by DMRC and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel.
The DMRC has advised the passengers that any passengers who do not fall in the required category as per the government order, will not be allowed to travel in the metro from 10 am to 5 am tonight. This situation will continue till 30 April 2021.
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.
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Discounts given to people associated with these businesses in the night curfew
The Arvind Kejriwal government has imposed a seven-hour night curfew with immediate effect on Tuesday, in view of the increasing cases of Kovid-19 in Delhi. However, people associated with certain businesses are exempted from this. DDMA reviewed the situation of Kovid-19 in Delhi after which the decision has been taken. DDMA’s order of night curfew from 10 am to 5 am will be effective till April 30. Those traveling during the curfew period for Kovid-19 vaccination will have to carry a soft or hard copy of the e-pass which can be obtained from the Delhi Government website.
According to an order issued by the Chief Secretary and the Chairman of the Executive Board of DDMA, the cases of Kovid-19 in the national capital have suddenly increased in the last few days and high rates of infection are being observed. As per the order, it was felt that night curfew is required to be imposed from 10 am to 5 am in Delhi and only necessary activities and services would be allowed as an emergency step.
Traffic will be allowed on showing tickets to pregnant women, patients, people traveling to and from airports, railway stations and bus terminus, officials related to the functioning of diplomatic offices and a valid identity card to a person holding constitutional post.
Central and Delhi government officials involved in health and family welfare, all medical institutions, police, prisons, home guards, fire brigade and other emergency services will be exempted from this.
Officials of District Administration, Pay and Accounts Office, Electricity, Water and Sanitation, Public Transport, Disaster Management and other such essential services will be allowed to enter the night curfew on showing valid identity cards.
Doctors, nursing personnel and personnel of other hospital related services, diagnostic centers, clinics, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and other health services will also be exempt from this order.
Apart from these, e-passes to people working in grocery business, fruit and vegetable vendors, dairy and milk booths, animal fodder etc. businesses, banks, insurance offices and ATMs, private security agencies, media, telecommunications and internet services etc. The show will be allowed to travel at night.
Corona’s big explosion in Delhi, infection breaks this year’s records
Once again all the cities of the country including Delhi are witnessing the furore of Corona (COVID-19). For the first time in a day on Tuesday, this year has stirred up more than 5000 new cases and 17 more patients died. The total number of infected patients has now crossed 6.85 lakhs in Delhi. With this, now the positivity rate has also increased to 4.93 percent. Corona infection was confirmed in 3548 patients on Monday. According to the Health Bulletin released by the Health Department of Delhi Government on Tuesday, where 5100 new corona patients have been found in the last 24 hours, the total number of dead has increased to 11,113 after the death of 17 more patients.