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Delhi lockdown relaxations: Metro trains, buses can run at full capacity; theatres at 50% from Monday

The DDMA in its order has also said that marriage functions, last rites gatherings shall be permitted with a ceiling of 100 persons.

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New Delhi Updated on: July 24, 2021 20:00 IST
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Delhi lockdown relaxations: Metro trains, buses can run at full capacity; theatres at 50% from Monday 

The Delhi government has further relaxed the Covid-induced lockdown. From Monday, Metro trains, buses can run at full capacity and cinema halls, theatres, and multiplexes can function at 50 per cent capacity.

However, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) order states that standing passengers will be allowed.

The DDMA in its order has also said that marriage functions, last rites gatherings shall be permitted with a ceiling of 100 persons.

Business-to-business (B2B) exhibitions will be allowed in Delhi from July 26, but only with business visitors. All auditoriums, assembly halls have also been permitted to open from Monday at 50 per cent seating capacity.

Delhi reported zero death, 66 new cases, and 52 recoveries in the last 24 hours. There were 587 active cases and total recoveries reached 14,10,216. The total death toll was 25,041.

Despite the fall in daily cases recently, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has cautioned that chances of a third wave of COVID-19 are quite real, and asserted that his government was preparing on a "war-footing" to combat it.

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) recently passed a colour-coded response action plan under which curbs will be implemented in accordance with the severity of the COVID-19 situation here to deal with a possible third wave of the pandemic.

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