Record-breaking, Delhi has reported over 19,000 fresh cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours and this is Delhi's highest single-day Covid-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
Delhi government decided to enforce a weekend curfew in an account of the recent surge in Covid-19 cases. The decision was taken following a meeting between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday.
Source : Hindustan Times.
Shopping malls, auditoriums, restaurants, gyms and spas will remain shut till further orders and theatres will be allowed to screen movies with 30% of their seating capacities on weekdays, during the curfew. Additionally, people will not be allowed to go to restaurants and only home deliveries are permissible.
Source: India Today.
The Delhi government stated those who have a valid night curfew e-pass are not required to take a separate pass for the weekend curfew.
"The e-pass possessed by a person for movement connected to essential goods and services during night curfew shall also be valid for weekend curfew period, " read a letter issued by the DDMA on Friday.
Only people with e-pass issues will be allowed during night curfew.
Shopping malls, gyms and other places will remain shut down until further notice