Night Curfew in Delhi Today, Tomorrow

New Delhi: Delhi Disaster Management Authority imposed a night curfew in the national capital following which no public gatherings will be allowed in Delhi tonight and tomorrow between 11 pm and 6 am to restrict the New Year celebrations.

“Not more than five persons to assemble at public place, no new year celebration events, no gatherings at public places permitted from 11pm of 31st December to 6 am of 1st January and 11pm of 1 January to 6 am of 2nd January,”Delhi Disaster Management order said.

“A detailed assessment of the situation in Delhi has been made and considering the threat posed by the mutant UK strain of Covid-19 virus and after observing the local incidents of Covid-19 pandemic in Delhi, it is apprehended that gatherings, congregations, and public celebrations of New Year pose a considerable threat of spread of virus and may cause setback to the appreciable gains made in the suppression of chain of transmission of Covid-19 cases in Delhi,” an order issued by Chief Secretary Vijay Dev said.

The chief secretary has also directed all District Magistrates, DCPs and all authorities concerned to ensure strict compliance of the order.