NEW DELHI: District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Wednesday issued a fresh order allowing public fairs and exhibitions in New Delhi from September 16. The order further stated that schools in the city will continue to remain closed for students up to Class 8. The Delhi government will allow public fairs and exhibitions to be conducted in the city from Thursday as a part of its phased unlocking after the devastating second wave of the coronavirus.
The District Disaster Management Authority also reiterated the restriction on activities across the city. Restaurants, bars, auditoriums, assembly halls and cinemas will be allowed to operate with 50% capacity. The Delhi Metro and intra-state buses will operate with 100% seating capacity. Two passengers will be allowed in autorickshaws and cabs.
About 100 people will be allowed at funerals and marriages. The owners of the venues have been tasked with ensuring that the guests adhere to Covid-19-appropriate behavior. The district administration has also been asked to conduct random Covid-19 tests of vendors at weekly markets.