After several days of lockdown, Delhi has now started to open up. CM Arvind Kejriwal has eased various restrictions. Although, some restrictions will still continue. The national capital; was one of the worst-hit COVID-19 cities in India. It witnessed severe COVID-19 cases. The death toll was also very high in the territory. Since it is unlocking now; here’s what will open and what will remain closed.
Delhi Unlocks After 7-Week-Long Lockdown
Though Delhi has started the unlock phase; Kejriwal has urged people to follow the COVID-19 norms. He has advised the citizens to still remain cautious. The markets, metros, and malls; are reopening after quite a long time for the public. Kejriwal has asked the citizens to wear a mask. Besides that, he urged people to practice social distancing.
Moreover, people are requested to sanitize themselves regularly. Kejriwal is planning to bring Delhi’s economy back on track. But curbing the virus’s spread is also necessary. Henceforth, people must follow all the COVID-19 norms.
CM Urges People to Follow COVID-19 Norms
Restrictions in Delhi are curbed from Monday. CM Arvind Kejriwal announced the news; via a tweet. After a 7-week-lockdown, public places will reopen. Officers will ensure that the citizens are following all the precautions. If anyone is seen violating the norms, he/she will receive severe punishment. People are also requested to come forward for vaccination.
What Restrictions are Curbed in Delhi?
Delhi metro services have resumed from Monday. However, 50% of the trains are welcomed into the service. All the precautions are followed. Shops and markets will remain open from 7 AM to 7 PM. Vegetable markets will function in open places. E-commerce services are allowed. Besides that, restaurants will offer takeaway only. Street hawkers and vendors can operate their businesses.
Government employees will work on alternate days with 50% attendance. Private sectors are also urged to continue the work from home method. Three-wheeler vehicles can carry only two passengers. Four people are allowed on four-wheelers. Wearing a mask is crucial. Industrial units will remain open. Only five devotees at a time; are allowed inside religious places.
What will Still Remain Closed?
Restaurants cannot operate the dine-in service. Moreover, Schools and colleges will remain closed. Online mode of study shall continue. Not more than 25 people are allowed at weddings and gatherings. Malls, gyms, theatres, swimming pools, clubs, etc. will remain closed.