The Delhi Disaster Management Authority has reportedly decided to ban dining at restaurants because of an increase in Coronavirus cases and positive rates caused by the new Omicron type of coronavirus. According to rumors, however, home delivery and takeaways would be permitted at the cafes. According to reports, decided at a DDMA meeting attended by L-G Anil Baijal, CM Arvind Kejriwal, and other government officials. The conference was held to explore additional limitations under the Graded Response Action Plan, such as a red alert or “complete curfew.” If reports are believed, the DDMA may impose red alert limits throughout the nation’s capital. According to GRAP, their alert’ is triggered when the positive rate exceeds 5% for two days in a row.
A review of the COVID-19 status and preparation in the aftermath of rising Omicron cases in Delhi, a debate on the execution of GRAP (Level 4 Red), and a review of the immunization program were all on the agenda for the conference. According to the Delhi Health Department, the city’s positive rate has risen to 23.53 percent. After recording 25,219 instances on May 1, the national capital recorded 22,751 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, the most significant number in the prior eight months. The additional cases have brought the total number of infections to 15, 49,730, with active Covid cases at 60,733 – the highest number since May 16th.
The Important Covid-19 Updates are listed below.
- Because of the increase in Covid-19 instances, restrictions are likely to be tightened even further in the national capital, but there will be no lockdown for the time being, according to the DDMA.
- ACCORDING TO RECENT RUMORS, the DDMA may reintroduce harsher controls to break the transmission chain.
- The DDMA may order private offices to switch to 100% work-from-home policies.
- The DDMA meeting on the COVID situation in the National Capital has concluded.
- According to sources quoted by news agency ANI, restaurant dine-in service is likely to be phased down.
- During the meeting, Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi Chief Minister, is also present.
- Virtually, the DDMA conference begins.
- Cases in Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata are expected to peak in the middle of this month, maybe within the next few days…
- However, according to Manindra Agrawal, an IIT Kanpur professor specializing in the third wave, this wave will be practically done in these cities by the end of this month.
- Earlier on Sunday, during a news conference, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated that there is no plan to impose a lockdown in the city and that it will not be necessary if people wear masks.
- If the DDMA decides to place the city on red alert, the national capital will be under a total curfew. Furthermore, except those providing essential services, all non-necessary establishments, Metro trains, and government offices will be requested to close.
- More than 300 police officers have tested positive for Covid, including SHOs, the Public Relations Officer (PRO), and Additional Commissioner Chinmoy Biswal. As a result, all of the officials have been quarantined.
- From 10 p.m. on Friday until 5 a.m. on Monday, implemented a weekend curfew. On the occasion of Prakash Purab, however, the administration removed the restrictions on Sunday.
- In light of the enormous crowds at bus stops and Metro stations earlier this week, the DDMA authorized 100% seating capacity in buses and Metro trains. Standing passengers, on the other hand, are not permitted.