News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Updated Thu, 31 Dec 2020 08:49 AM IST
New Year celebration will fade in Delhi (File Photo)
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As per the order of Delhi Disaster Management Authority, ‘no more than five persons can gather in a public place. There will be no celebration of the new year. No gatherings are allowed in public places from 11 am to 6 am on January 1 from 6 pm on January 31 and from 11 am to 6 pm on 2 January.
Delhi Disaster Management Authority imposes night curfew in Delhi; Not more than five persons to assemble at public place, no new year celebration events, no gatherings at public places permitted from 11pm of 31st Dec to 6am of 1st Jan and 11pm of 1 Jan to 6am of 2nd Jan pic.twitter.com/EstAg05Wpx
– ANI (@ANI) December 31, 2020
The Delhi government on Wednesday ordered the establishment of isolation facilities in four private hospitals for visiting persons between 25 November and 24 December. This has been done in view of the new strain of Kovid-19. As of Wednesday, 20 individuals from the UK variant genome were found infected in the country.
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The Union Health Ministry has asked all states to keep a close watch on the New Year celebrations as it could lead to possible Kovid-19 super-spreader incidents. Apart from this, it has also been said to reduce congestion during the winter season as a precautionary measure.
Entry closed after 8 pm in Connaught Place, entry will be available only after showing the pass
The entry of vehicles into Connaught Place will be banned after 8 pm on 31 December. Vehicles will be given entry only after showing the pass issued by the traffic police. In view of the celebration on New Year’s Eve, adequate arrangements have been made for the smooth operation of traffic throughout Delhi.