Delhi Covid Lockdown extended by a week

The national capital recorded 24,103 new COVID-19 infections and 357 deaths

Chief Minister ArvindKejriwal on Sunday, April 25 had announced that the lockdown in Delhi will be extended to May 3 in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases. The lockdown which was scheduled to end Monday 5 am, April 26 is now extended by one week, until 3 May, Monday 5 am.

This comes after on Saturday, the national capital recorded 24,103 new COVID-19 infections and 357 deaths, the highest single-day toll for the city since the pandemic broke out.

The Chief Minister said that all restrictions will remain in place for the duration of the lockdown as well.

Here’s a list of what is allowed what is not:-

There will be no restriction on inter-state & intra-state movement/transportation of essential goods. No separate permission/e-pass required for such movements. During curfew, movement of persons for marriage related gatherings up to 50 persons (on production of soft or hard copy of marriage card). During curfew, movement of persons for funeral related gatherings up to 20 persons is continued to be allowed. Media exempted on production of valid ID card.

However, Malls, gymnasiums and auditoriums will remain closed till 30 April. Religious places shall be permitted to open, but no visitors allowed.

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