New Delhi: After the daily Coronavirus cases crossing more than 25,000, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced a six-day lockdown from 10 pm on April 19 night till 5 am next April 26(Monday) in view of an exponential rise in coronavirus cases.

The Chief Minister said that the lockdown is needed to prevent the health system of Delhi from collapsing under the increasing number of patients as there is an acute shortage of medicines, beds, ICUs and oxygen.

Last week Maharashtra put a mini curfew after the state continuously reported more than 50,000 cases.

Here is the list of restricted and non-restricted things during the lockdown in Delhi.

  • Essential services such as groceries, dairies, shops selling fruits and vegetables, bakeries, and confectionaries shall also remain open.

  • All emergency personnel will be exempted from the restricting orders.

  • Banks, insurance offices and ATMs will remain open

  • Home delivery and takeaway of food by restaurants will be allowed.

  • Telecommunications, internet services, cable services, and IT enabled services will be open

  • Petrol pumps, LPG, CNG, petroleum and gas retail and storage outlets shall remain open.

  • All private offices will work from home

  • Only government offices will remain open

  • Private medical personnel exempted on production of valid ID.

  • Pregnant women/patients going for medical aid along with an attendant, exempted on production of valid ID/doctor's prescription/medical papers.

  • Those going for testing/vaccination exempted on production of valid ID

  • Persons coming from/going to Airports/Railway stations/ISBTs allowed to travel on production of valid ticket.

  • Officials in the officers of diplomats of various countries as well as persons holding any constitutional post exempted on the production of valid ID

  • Malls, gymnasiums and auditoriums will remain closed till 30 April.

  • 50 people to be allowed to attend wedding

  • Media exempted on production of valid ID card.

  • No restriction on inter-state & intra-state movement/transportation of essential goods. No separate permission/e-pass required for such movements.

  • Religious places shall be permitted to open, but no visitors allowed


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