The Delhi government on Sunday further relaxed the COVID-19 restrictions in the national capital till 5 am of June 28. As a part of its unlocking, the Delhi government has allowed the reopening of bars, public parks, gardens, golf clubs and outdoor yoga activities from Monday.
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) in an order on Sunday stated restaurants are allowed to open with upto 50 per cent of the seating capacity from 8 am to 10 pm. “Bars are allowed up to 50% seating capacity from noon to 10 pm,” the Delhi Disaster Management Authority order states.
The owners of restaurants and bars will be responsible for strict adherence to COVID-19 safety measures and all official guidelines and norms, it said. Public parks, gardens and golf clubs will be reopened and outdoor yoga activities will also be allowed, the DDMA stated in its order.
“Public parks, gardens, golf clubs, and outdoor yoga activities will be allowed. Apart from the individual, parks/gardens owning agencies (MCDs, DDA, NDMC, DCB etc.) as well as the concerned RWA, owners/directors of golf clubs, yoga instructors shall be responsible for ensuring strict compliance of COVID-19 appropriate behaviour,” the order stated.
Prohibited activities and services, including cinemas, gyms, spas among others will remain closed till 5 am on June 28, it said.
All Government offices shall function with officers of Grade-I/equivalent and above to the extent of 100 per cent strength and remaining staff will attend upto 50 per cent as per requirement assessed by the Head of the Department (HOD), the order stated. All private offices shall be allowed to function to the extent of 50 per cent of their staff between 9 am to 5 pm.
All standalone shops and shops in residential areas shall be permitted to open on all days without any distinction of essential/non-essential goods and services, the order stated. DDMA in its order said that all markets, market complexes and malls shall be permitted to open between 10 am to 8 pm.
Delhi announced a week-long lockdown on April 19. It was then extended every week for a total of 6 weeks.
The national capital on Saturday reported 135 fresh cases of COVID-19, 201 patient recoveries and seven deaths in the past 24 hours, said the Delhi Health Department. With this, the total cases in the capital mounted to 14,32,168 including 2,372 active cases and 14,04,889 total recoveries.
The death toll, however, surged to 24,907 including the new deaths. As a sign of relief, Delhi logged seven COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. On March 4, Delhi registered four COVID-19 deaths. Since then, this is the lowest COVID death count.
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(With inputs from Agencies)