New Delhi, January 11: Delhi is seeing a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in recent days. Arvind Kejriwal’s government has imposed strict coronavirus restrictions in the National Capital Territory. The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has ordered all private offices except those in exempted categories in the nation’s capital to send their employees to work from home. COVID-19 in Delhi: Shops selling non-essential goods will open on an odd-even basis between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Until now, offices in Delhi had to operate with half of their employees in the office and the rest at home. Notably, the National Capital Regions including Gurugram, Faridabad, Noida and Ghaziabad have also seen a drastic rise in coronavirus infections. The respective authorities have imposed strict COVID-29 restrictions in cities. Working from home permanently? The government may soon allow companies to change the salary structure according to the needs of the WFH.
Delhi COVID-19 Guidelines:
- The DDMA ordered all private offices, except those in the exempted categories, to send their employees to work from home.
- Schools will remain closed in the nation’s capital until further notice.
- The use of masks and disinfectants has been made compulsory.
- Restaurant dining has been banned in Delhi. Only take-out meals are allowed.
- Spas and gyms can operate at up to 50% capacity.
- Night curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
COVID-19 guidelines in Faridabad and Gurugram:
- Shopping malls and markets are allowed to open until 6 p.m.
- Cinemas, theaters and multiplexes will remain closed.
- All sports complexes, swimming pools and stadiums will remain closed except those involved in the training of athletes.
- All leisure parks must remain closed.
- Night curfew from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.
COVID-19 restrictions in Noida Ghaziabad:
- The weekend curfew was imposed in the nation’s capital from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.
- All public and private schools up to class 10 will remain closed until January 14.
- No more than 100 people are allowed at events, including weddings if held in a closed venue and 50% of the pitch capacity if held in open venues.
- Public places like gymnasiums, spas, movie theatres, banquet halls will only operate at half capacity.
- Night curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Notably, Delhi reported a 25% rise in COVID-19 cases after registering 19,166 new cases on Monday. The number of infections rose to 15,68,896. Meanwhile, the city recorded 17 coronavirus deaths on the second day in a row, bringing the death toll to 25,177.
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