Delhi imposed a night curfew from 11pm till 5 am which will come into effect from Monday. The national capital has witnessed a surge in the number of coronavirus cases in the last few days.
On Sunday, Delhi reported 290 fresh coronavirus cases and one fatality, while the positivity rate rose to 0.55 percent, according to data shared by the Delhi government’s health department.
The state’s cumulative tally mounted to 14,43,352 while the death toll rose to 25,105.
The number of active cases stands at 1,103, of which 583 patients are in home isolation.
Night curfews have also been imposed by neighbouring states of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana amid rise in Covid-19 cases.
Earlier, Uttar Pradesh had imposed a night curfew from 11 pm to 5 am beginning December 25. Also, the number of people allowed at weddings has been capped at 200. UP CM Yogi Adityanath instructed that Covid protocols will have to be followed at all times at events.
While, on Friday, Haryana had imposed a night curfew and restricted the movement of people from 11 pm to 5 am. The state government has also prohibited gatherings of more than 200 people in public places and events. The order came to effect from December 25 till January 5, 2022. (Foreign Agencies)