Delhi is one of the India’s worst hit state in deadly pandemic. Now in order to curb spread of infection the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), on Sunday, announced the suspension of all Delhi Metro Lines till 17 May 2021.
The announcement came after Delhi government extended the ongoing lockdown in Delhi for another week.
According to the revised guidelines issued by the government of NCT of Delhi, on the Curfew extension in order to curb the spread of COVID-19, the metro services on all Delhi Metro Lines shall also remain suspended for commuters/essential services from 10 May 2021 till 5:00 AM of 17 May 2021.
Though after 18 days COVID-19 cases and positivity rate have come down, the Delhi government want to dip the cases on ongoing second wave of the pandemic.
Also an order issued by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), stated that marriages will be conducted at home or in courts with the presence of not more than 20 people. During the period, there will be a complete prohibition on marriage ceremonies at public places, banquet halls, hotels and similar places, the order stated.