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Breaking! Night Curfew Imposed In Delhi From 10 PM To 5 AM Till April 30

Amid the new surge of coronavirus cases, the Delhi government has imposed a night curfew in the capital from 10 PM to 5 AM. The night curfew will be in force till April 30, 2021. Officials of the city’s administration had sent a proposal to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to re-impose the night curfew in the capital. The CM had said earlier that he was not considering a lockdown. But now the government has brought back the night curfew to curb movements of people and combat the spread of the virus. Delhi reported nearly 3548 cases on April 5 with 15 deaths.

Delhi Is Witnessing A Fresh Rise In COVID Cases
So far, Delhi has reported around 676,000 confirmed coronavirus cases with around 11,081 deaths. Taking into account the fresh rise in the number of coronavirus infections, the Delhi government has imposed night curfew in Delhi till April 30. On April 2, the CM had stated that the government had not planned to impose any lockdown, as reported by The Indian Express. But after the sudden rise in virus cases and violation of the precautionary measures at night clubs, restaurants and banquet halls, the CM received the proposal to bring back the night curfew. Maharashtra has also imposed night curfew from March 28.

Other States That Have Imposed Restrictions
Amid a surge in the Covid-19 cases, the Haryana government issued fresh guidelines putting a cap on the number of people permitted at functions. While 200 people would be allowed at events indoor, the crowd capacity outdoors has been capped at 500. Under the new SOPs, organisers of social, entertainment, cultural, and political gatherings must take permission from district magistrates. The Rajasthan government has made the RT-PCR test mandatory for everyone entering the state and those travelling outside the state. One should take the test 72 hours before arrival in Rajasthan. In J&K, all schools will be closed for two weeks till April 18. Further, all gatherings for social and other customary functions will be restricted to only 200 people.

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