Schools and Colleges closed in Delhi as government sounds Yellow Alert for Covid 19

In view of the rising COVID-19 cases, schools, colleges, cinema halls, spas, gyms, multiplexes, banquet halls, auditoriums and sports complexes have been closed in the national capital with immediate effect. Night curfew has been imposed in the city from 10 PM to 5 AM. Restrictions have been put in place as a yellow alert has been sounded in Delhi under the Graded Response Action Plan.

As per the Delhi Disaster Management Authority order, the Delhi Metro and buses will operate at 50 percent seating capacity with no standing passengers. Restaurants are allowed 50 percent seating capacity from 8 AM to 10 PM and bars are allowed with 50 percent seating capacity from 12 noon to 10 PM. Political, religious and festival gatherings have been banned. A maximum of 20 persons can attend funerals and weddings. In its order, the DDMA said weddings can only be done at home.

Shops in malls will operate on an odd-even basis in the city. Religious places will be open but no visitors will be allowed. Only walking, running and playing are allowed in public parks and gardens and not picnics.

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