New Delhi: 

Delhi government announced a night curfew Today after the Covid positivity rate in the national capital touched 0.55% Yesterday. The curfew which begins today, will be in effect from 11pm to 5am.

Here are the list of exemptions:

– People travelling on foot to buy essentials like vegetables, milk and other household products from shops in the neighbourhood.

– People going to and returning from airports, railway stations and bus stops will be permitted after they produce valid tickets.

– Print and television journalists.

– Delivery persons carrying food or medical products.

– Shops selling vegetables, dairy products, meat and other edible products.

– Pharmacy and drug stores.

– People travelling to get the Covid vaccine will be exempted after they produce a copy of their vaccine appointment.

Delhi recorded 290 COVID-19 cases on Sunday with a positivity rate of 0.55%. As per the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), a ‘yellow’ alert is sounded if the positivity rate stays at 0.5% on two consecutive days.

A number of restrictions, including night curfew, closure of schools and colleges, halved seating capacity in Metro trains and buses, closure of non-essential shops and malls among others, kick in with the ‘yellow alert.

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