As Omicron cases are increasing day-by-day at a rapid speed, Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) announced that no customer will be allowed to dine-in in restaurants and bars. The take-away facility will continue in the national capital.
The decision of restricting customers from dining in restaurants in the capital city was taken in the meeting of DDMA, chaired by Delhi Lieutenant general Anil Baijal on Monday. Delhi’s CM Arvind Kejriwal also attended this meeting. Earlier, Delhi Disaster Management Authority allowed restaurants and bars with 50% seating capacity.
On Monday, 19,166 confirmed cases were reported and 17 Covid-related deaths. The positive test results rate in Delhi is now 25%, the highest since May 5 of the last year.
In capital city Delhi, there are 60,733 active cases and this figure includes 35,714 patients in home isolation.
Delhi police also issued a statement that nearly “ a thousand police employees” in the force are tested positive and are in quarantine.
On Sunday, Kejriwal addressed the media about the infection of Covid and said it was a “deep concern”. He also that they had no plans for complete lockdown.
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