Delhi has started unlocking; amid declining COVID-19 cases in the national capital. CM Arvind Kejriwal has eased some restrictions. But he has clearly mentioned; that he will reimpose all the restrictions of cases start rising. He has urged the citizens to strictly follow the COVID-19 guidelines; even though the city is unlocking. Kejriwal has started the unlock phase; just in order to strengthen the economy. Here’s what is reopening and what will remain closed. Know all the details here.
What will Remain Closed During Delhi Unlock 3.0?
All the schools, colleges, and educational institutions in Delhi; will remain closed till further notice. Online classes shall continue. Political or cultural gatherings and rallies; are currently prohibited in the national capital. Besides that, swimming pools and gyms; will also remain closed. Spas, parks, and public gatherings; are also not allowed to reopen currently. No marriages and functions are allowed in public halls. Only 20 people are allowed at a gathering. Metros and other public transport will operate; but with 50 percent capacity in Delhi.
What is Going to Reopen?
Markets and complexes will open in Delhi but from 10 AM-8 PM. Restaurants and eateries are allowed to open with 50 percent capacity. Besides that, metro and other public transport will also operate with 50 percent capacity. Only two people are allowed in autorickshaws and taxies. Parlors are allowed to open; but spas will remain closed. Weekly markets will also reopen; but with only one market in each zone. Moreover, religious sites will remain open but; no visitors are allowed in Delhi.
Delhi CM Urges People to take all the Necessary Precautions
Delhi was amongst the worst-hit COVID-19 cities in the country. Though the situation has improved now; the city is heading towards the unlock phase. CM Arvind Kejriwal has clearly mentioned; that he will reimpose all the restrictions if cases start rising. He has urged people; to follow all the precautions and stay safe. If people do not take precautions, all the gain will go in vain. However, Delhi is ready if a third wave comes; but prevention is always better than cure. The second wave devasted the national capital. People were struggling for beds and oxygen supply. Hopefully, that situation doesn’t arrive again.