Delhi wears a deserted look as govt imposes night curfew to check COVID-19 surge - In pictures

There are 17,332 active COVID-19 cases in Delhi whereas the infection tally stands at 6,85,062.

Zee Media Bureau | Apr 07, 2021, 07:26 AM IST

The Delhi government on Tuesday (April 6, 2021) announced a night curfew till April 30 to check the COVID-19 spread. The coronavirus cases continued to rise in the national capital as it recorded 5,100 fresh cases and 17 deaths on Tuesday.

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Night curfew in Delhi

Night curfew in Delhi

Delhi wore a deserted look after the Arvind Kejriwal-led government on Tuesday (April 6, 2021) decided to impose a night curfew to curb the COVID-19 spread.

 

The night curfew has been imposed in the national capital from 10 pm to 5 am till April 30.

 

(Pictures taken from ANI and IANS)

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Delhi is witnessing a sudden surge in COVID-19 cases

Delhi is witnessing a sudden surge in COVID-19 cases

Delhi has been witnessing a sudden surge in COVID-19 cases. It recorded 5,100 fresh cases on Tuesday, the highest this year.

 

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Night curfew imposed in Delhi due to rising coronavirus cases

Night curfew imposed in Delhi due to rising coronavirus cases

Those exempted from the night curfew include pregnant women, patients, those travelling to and from airports, railway stations, state bus terminus on showing tickets, officials related to the functioning of offices of diplomats, and those holding any constitutional post on the production of valid identity card.

 

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Delhi wears a deserted look as govt imposes night curfew to check COVID-19 surge

Delhi wears a deserted look as govt imposes night curfew to check COVID-19 surge

Central and Delhi government officials involved in emergency services such as health and family welfare and all related medical establishments, police, prisons, home guards, civil defence, fire and emergency services are also exempted.

 

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COVID-19 night curfew

COVID-19 night curfew

Officials of district administration, pay and accounts office, electricity, water and sanitation, public transport, disaster management and related services, NIC, NCC and municipal services, and all other essential services will also be exempted from the night curfew on the production of a valid identity card.

 

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Delhi's COVID-19 caseload stands at 6,85,062

Delhi's COVID-19 caseload stands at 6,85,062

People travelling during curfew hours for COVID-19 vaccination will require a soft or hard copy of an e-pass which can be obtained from the website www.delhi.gov.in.

 

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There are 17,332 active COVID-19 cases in Delhi

There are 17,332 active COVID-19 cases in Delhi

There are 17,332 active COVID-19 cases in Delhi whereas the infection tally stands at 6,85,062.

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Night curfew in Delhi

Night curfew in Delhi

Security personnel during a night curfew imposed by the state government, to check the spread of COVID-19.