Delhi eases Covid-19 curbs, allows schools and gyms to reopen – See guidelines here | India News
New Delhi: Amid a steady decline in the number of daily Covid-19 cases in the nation’s capital, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Friday, February 4, 2022 eased more restrictions and allowed the reopening of gymnasiums, schools, colleges and institutes. coaching in the city.
In Delhi, tertiary institutions will open subject to SoPs and strict adherence to COVID-appropriate behaviors. Schools will open gradually. Schools in grades 9 to 12 will reopen from February 7. Teachers who are not vaccinated will not be allowed: Sources
— ANI (@ANI) February 4, 2022
“In Delhi, tertiary institutions will open subject to SoPs and strict adherence to appropriate COVID behavior. Schools will open in a phased manner. Schools in grades 9-12 will reopen from 7 February. are not vaccinated will not be allowed,” sources said.
After a meeting today, the DDMA reduced the duration of the night curfew by one hour; it is now from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Previously, the night curfew started from 10 p.m.
Here are the new Covid-19 guidelines:
– All coaching colleges and institutes have been allowed to reopen from Monday in a phased manner.
– Schools would only operate in offline mode for students in grades 9 to 12. For others, online lessons would continue.
– The ordinance added that vaccination of teachers has been made mandatory and those who are not vaccinated will not be allowed on campus.
– The DDMA has also relaxed the hours of the night curfew by one hour.
– Offices are allowed to operate with 100% attendance.
– Gyms and spas in the nation’s capital are now allied to open with certain restrictions.
– Drivers alone in cars will be exempt from the mask mandate, the DDMA said.
– All restaurants can now open until 11 p.m.
– The government has also authorized the reopening of swimming pools in the national capital.
Meanwhile, Delhi on Thursday reported 2,668 new Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths, while the positivity rate fell to 4.3%, according to data shared by the city’s health department. With that, the number of cases in the nation’s capital rose to 18,38,647 and the death toll to 25,932, according to the latest health report.