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Delhi schools, colleges shut; curbs on Metro, offices
 
New Delhi, Schools, colleges and educational institutes in the Indian capital will be be closed from Wednesday as the Delhi government imposed a "Yellow alert" restrictions following a surge in daily cases of Covid-19.

The city recorded as many as 331 new cases on Monday, pushing the positivity rate above 0.5 per cent, prompting the Delhi government to issue the Yellow Alert, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced here on Tuesday.

The decision came after a high-level review meeting between Kejriwal and officials of the Delhi government.

The Chief Minister said that virus cases were rising fast in Delhi but there was no need to panic as most people had mild symptoms.

The government later issued a list of restrictions.

According to the order, schools, colleges and all academic institutions will be closed. Shops of non-essential items will also be shut down.

Also, multiplexes, cinema halls, spa, gyms, banquet halls, auditoriums and sports complexes would be shut with immediate effect. Malls would be permitted to operate in an odd-even manner.

While hotels can operate, conference and banquet halls inside their premises would be closed.

The order stated that offices would function with maximum 50 per cent capacity. Delhi Metro, restaurants and bars would operate with 50 per cent capacity.

Meanwhile, night curfew imposed in the city since Sunday evening was further extended, with the timings changed to from 10 pm to 5 am.


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