CM Kejriwal said that the incidence of Covid-19 was mild and the incidence of infection was high but there was no increase in the use of oxygen or ventilator.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that a yellow alert has been issued in Delhi under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRP) and many restrictions will be enforced accordingly. The corona positivity rate in the national capital is above 0.5%.
The ‘Yellow Warning’ includes a number of restrictions, such as night curfews, school-college closures, opening of non-essential shops on other days, and halving the seating capacity of metro trains and public transport buses.
He said cases of Covid-19 were mild and the incidence of infection was high, but there was no increase in the use of oxygen or ventilators. “We are 10 times more prepared than before to tackle the growth of Kovid-19 in Delhi,” the chief minister said.
During a press conference, CM Kejriwal said that Delhi was 10 times more prepared than before to deal with the increase in Covid-19 cases.
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There will be night curfew in Delhi from 10pm to 5am under the Graded Response Action Plan Yellow Alert. Metro, restaurants, bars will run at 50% capacity. Cinema halls, spas, gyms, multiplexes, banquet halls, auditoriums and sports complexes were closed immediately.
The national capital, Delhi, has seen an increase in Kovid-19 cases in the past one week. Yesterday, 331 new cases of coronavirus were reported in the national capital, the highest in a single day since June 9. The city has the second highest number of Omicron cases at 165 after Maharashtra.
According to the health department, Delhi’s caseload reached 14,43,352 of which 1,103 were active cases. The Delhi government has imposed a night curfew from 11pm to 5am on Monday to reduce the threat of coronavirus omicron form.