As Delhi unlocks, stadium, sports complexes to open tomorrow; cinema halls, multiplexes to remain shut
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In a fresh order issued on Sunday, the Delhi government has allowed the reopening of stadium and sports complexes without spectators from Monday, news agency ANI reported.

There will be strict adherence to standard operating procedure and other guidelines of the government, and compliance of Covid appropriate behaviour while opening the stadia and sports complexes, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) said in its order.

However, cinema halls, multiplexes, swimming pools, spas, schools and colleges, social, political, cultural, religious and other such gatherings will remain prohibited, the order stated.

Delhi Metro trains and public transport buses will continue to operate with 50 percent seating capacity, it said. Last week, the DDMA allowed the opening of gyms and yoga institutes with half their capacity as well as weddings at banquet and marriage halls and hotels with a limit of 50 percent attendance. The prohibited and restricted activities will continue till 5 am on July 12, the order said.

The Delhi government imposed a lockdown in the national capital on April 19 at the peak of the second wave of COVID-19. After a continuous decline in daily coronavirus cases, CM Arvind Kejriwal announced a phased unlocking process from May 31.

(With inputs from Agencies)

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