No more weekend curfew in Delhi, DDMA eases Covid-19 curbs

27 January 2022, 5:07 pm
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Amid a decline in the number of Covid-19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Thursday (January 27, 2022) lifted the weekend curfew and odd-even rule for shops in the city. However, the night curfew will remain in place in the national capital.

The bars and restaurants can now operate with 50 per cent of seating capacity. Cinema hall, theaters can also reopen with 50 percent capacity. The changes will come into effect only after DDMA releases its order.

DDMA also directed officials to ensure strict enforcement of Covid-19 protocols like wearing of mask and following social distancing in the capital city.

Delhi’s apex Covid-19 management body meeting was chaired by Lt Governor Anil Baijal at 12:30 pm today. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was also present in the meeting.