After Maharashtra, Delhi government also declared to start its night curfew till April 30, The curfew will be imposed between the period of 10 pm to 5 am. It is the biggest measure taken by the national capital since the start of high fresh surge of Covid-19 cases in last month.
The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday had said that the city is going through the fourth wave of Coronavirus but the government is not planning any lockdown so far.
“As per the current situation, we are not considering imposing a lockdown. We are closely monitoring the situation and such a decision will only be taken after due public consultation,” Kejriwal had said.
The capital on Monday reported 3,548 fresh Covid-19 cases with 15 fatalities.
However, traffic movement will not be affected during the curfew hours and those travelling for vaccination will be allowed but with an e-pass, told the officials.
With the vaccinations beneficiaries, the journalists and those engaged in retailing and essential services who have to travel for grocery stocks, milk, vegetables, medicines and ration will also be allowed with the same e-passes.
However, Private doctors, nurses and all other medical staff will be allowed with their ID cards.
And lastly, the pregnant women and those who need urgent treatments will also be allowed during the curfew hours.
Other than Maharashtra and Delhi, Rajasthan has also imposed night curfew to minimize people movement amid high daily spikes everyday.
India had crossed 1 lakh Covid-19 cases on Sunday, which is the biggest spike in the country since the pandemic begin.