Non-essential activities are suspended for the next 55 hours as Delhi’s weekend curfew begins

Markets will be closed during the weekend curfew except for those selling essential goods and services like groceries, vegetables and fruits, medicines, milk, among others.

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New Delhi: The weekend curfew, imposed in the nation’s capital to control the spread of COVID, went into effect on the night of January 14, 2022, suspending all non-essential activities for the next 55 hours.

The weekend curfew was imposed from January 14, 2022 at 10 p.m. to January 17, 2022 at 5 a.m. by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) by its order of January 1, 2022.

Metro services will continue to be regulated on weekends (January 15, 2022 -January 16, 2022) as per DDMA guidelines released last week, an official Delhi Metro spokesperson has said.

Subway services and transit buses will operate with full seating capacity during the curfew, but no standing commuters will be allowed.

The trains will be available at a frequency of 15 minutes on the “Yellow Line” (from HUDA City Center to Samaypur Badli) and the “Blue Line” (Dwarka Sec-21 to NOIDA Electronic City/Vaishali), the gatekeeper said. -word.

On all other lines, trains will be available at a frequency of 20 minutes during the weekend curfew.

E-passes issued last week for essential services will be valid during the curfew.

Markets will be closed during the weekend curfew except for those selling essential goods and services like groceries, vegetables and fruits, medicines, milk, among others.

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Michelle J. Kelley