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Yellow Alert In Delhi: CM Kejriwal Announces Level 1 Restrictions Due To Surge In Omicron Cases

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New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed a press convention on Tuesday and introduced that although the instances are “delicate” and contaminated Omicron sufferers are “recovering quickly” however each authorities and residents must work to restrict the unfold of Covid 19.

He introduced a  “yellow alert” within the nationwide capital, that’s, degree 1 restrictions of the Graded Response Motion Plan will probably be imposed within the metropolis. Kejriwal stated {that a} detailed order will probably be launched quickly concerning the rules.

The ‘yellow’ alert is sounded when Covid positivity charge stays over 0.5 per cent on two consecutive days. It includes restrictions like night time curfew, closure of colleges and schools, alternate day opening of outlets of non-essential gadgets and halved seating capability in Metro trains and public transport buses amongst others.

Earlier in the course of the day, the Delhi CM chaired a gathering with the officers to debate the rising variety of COVID-19 instances and the risk posed by its new variant Omicron.

Kejriwal additionally took word of the large crowd not too long ago witnessed at Sarojini Nagar Market and numerous procuring malls throughout the town and urged folks to put on masks at any time when they’re in a public place and preserve social distancing in order that the Delhi authorities shouldn’t be compelled to lockdown the town.

The full variety of instances of latest Omicron variant of COVID-19 recorded within the nationwide capital has mounted to 165, in line with information shared by the Union Well being Ministry on Tuesday.

Amid the Omicron scare, Delhi recorded 331 recent coronavirus instances, the best single-day rise since June 9 and one loss of life, on Monday, whereas the positivity charge mounted to 0.68 per cent, in line with information shared by the town well being division.

India has logged 653 instances of the Omicron variant.


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