On April 25, CM Arvind Kejriwal announced an extension of the closure announced in Delhi on April 19, 5 a.m. The CM noted that the ongoing lockdown that was scheduled to conclude at 5 am on May 3 now stands extended for another week because COVID-19 has not decreased and the positivity rate has been so high. By the way, the Delhi Supreme Court on Monday urged the AAP government to set up more test centers, which are registering more than 24,000 new infections for the country, amid the surge in coronavirus cases in the state capital. The order was issued by the court after several lawyers told the court that they were having difficulty getting tested as the labs said they would be sampling after 2-3 days. Delhi recorded 22,933 cases with a positive rate of 30.21 percent.

Delhi has been in the midst of a crisis for almost two weeks. People are struggling to find hospital beds, oxygen cylinders for home disease management, medicines, and help from government officials. People displaced for lack of beds, oxygen, and staff, and many patients have died breathlessly while waiting to be admitted outside the doors of the hospital. The Jaipur Golden Hospital intensive care unit late at night after midline oxygen pressure dropped. At least 25 seriously ill Covid-19 patients died in Ganga Ram Hospital between Thursday and Friday morning.

 The Lockdown in New Delhi has another time extended, here’s what is going to stay open and what will remain closed in the national capital:

•    Public transport as well as air, railways, city railroad, and buses including all incidental services and activities that are essential for swish functioning of all modes of conveyance admire handling of cargo, ticketing, air freight station will still function.

•    Travellers coming from or about to airfield or railway stations, interstate bus terminals are allowed to travel on the assembly of a sound ticket.

•    Disaster management personnel, all heads of the department of the nation government.

•    All judicial officers and employees of all courts in Delhi including the Supreme Court of India, Delhi High Court, District Courts and tribunals on the production of valid ID card, service ID card, pictures entry passes or permission letters issued by the court administration

•    Private medical personnel and alternative hospital services admire hospitals, diagnostic centers, testing laboratories, clinics. Pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, medical O suppliers, and other medical and health services can still function.

•    Electronic and medium on production of valid ID cards.

•    Students shall be allowed to look within the communicating nation on the assembly of a sound admit card. The examination employees deployed for exam duties shall be allowed to travel on the production of a valid ID card.

•    Movement of persons regarding industrial and personal institutions, as well as offices providing services or product, are allowed: retailers addressing food, groceries, fruits & vegetables, dairy, milk booths, meat & fish, animal fodder,  pharmaceuticals, opticians, medicines, and medical instrumentation, newspapers distribution.

•    Banks, insurance offices, and ATMs. SEBI, stock-connected offices.

•    Telecommunications, net services, broadcasting, and cable services. IT and IT-enabled services

•    Delivery of all essential goods including food, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment through e-commerce.

•    Petrol pumps, LPG, CNG, oil and gas retail and storage outlets.

•    Water supply, power generation. Transmission and distribution units and services.

•    Manufacturing units of essential commodities, producing units of nonessential commodities having onsite workers. Production units or services, that need a continual method are exempt 

•    Delivery of food by way of home delivery, deduct by restaurants/eateries

There isn't any limit at the interstate and intrastate movement, transportation of critical goods. No separate permission could be required for such movements. Public delivery consisting of Delhi Metro, public buses (up to 50% seating potential) with up to 50% seating potential will characteristic normally. Autos and e-rickshaws wearing most of two passengers, taxis, cabs. Gram Sewa & Phat phat Sewa wearing up to 2 passengers also are allowed. Maxi cab with up to five passengers, RTV may also deliver up to eleven passengers at some point of curfew. No status passenger will be allowed.


•    Other than the ones referred to earlier, actions and sports of all different personal offices, establishments, shops. Purchasing centers, malls, weekly markets, production units, academic & education institutes, cinema & theatres, eating houses & bars, auditoriums, meeting halls, entertainment, amusement, water parks, public parks, gardens, sports activities complexes, gyms, spas. Barbershops, saloons. Splendor parlors, swimming pools (besides getting used for the schooling of sportspersons for participation in countrywide and global occasions), creation sports (besides wherein laborer are living onsite), etc. shall continue to be closed all through curfew.

•    All social, political, sports activities, entertainment! academic, cultural, religious, competition associated and different amassing and congregations aren't allowed. Sporting occasions for countrywide or International sports activities may also arise without spectators.The numbers of cases will continue to rise in India, and the danger of contracting the novel coronavirus will remain very real, even if the lockdown ends. Whichever Scenario the pandemic follows (assuming at least some level of ongoing mitigation measures). We must be prepared for at least another 18 to 24 months of significant COVID-19 activity, with hot spots popping up periodically in diverse geographic areas.


eStartIndia Team

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