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Weekend curfew imposed in Delhi to contain pandemic

IndiaWeekend curfew imposed in Delhi to contain pandemic

Arvind Kejriwal announced essential activities, including weddings, will be allowed with curfew passes. Auditoriums, malls, gyms, and spas will be shut down and cinema theatres will be allowed with a third of the capacity.

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced a weekend curfew in Delhi to contain the surge of COVID-19 infection.

According to the directives, essential activities, including weddings, will be allowed with curfew passes. Auditoriums, malls, gyms, and spas will be shut down and cinema theatres will be allowed with a third of the capacity.

This announcement came after Kejriwal met with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and other officials.

Delhi on Wednesday reported its highest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases since the pandemic erupted with 17,282 infections and 100 deaths. The figure makes Delhi the worst-hit city in the second wave of infections raging through the country.

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