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With new Covid norms in Delhi, long queues seen outside many metro stations, bus stands | PICS

In view of the latest guidelines issued by the AAP government for the containment of coronavirus in Delhi, travel inside the metro, buses will be allowed, with 50 per cent of seating capacity, DMRC officials said on Tuesday.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: December 29, 2021 13:37 IST
New Delhi: Passengers lined up outside the Akshardham Metro
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New Delhi: Passengers lined up outside the Akshardham Metro Station, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Dec 29, 2021.

Highlights

  • Delhi recorded maximum number of 238 Covid cases
  • Metro, busses allowed with 50 per cent of seating capacity
  • Many also took to Facebook and Twitter to share pictures of such queues outside stations.

On Day 1 of the implementation of revised Covid guidelines in the national capital, long queues of people were seen outside various Metro stations on Wednesday morning. In view of the latest guidelines issued by the AAP government for the containment of coronavirus in Delhi, travel inside the metro, buses will be allowed, with 50 per cent of seating capacity. 

Delhi recorded the maximum number of 238 cases followed by Maharashtra at 167, Gujarat 73, Kerala 65 and Telangana 62.

While the new restrictions came into force with immediate effect, soon after the DDMA announced the new norms, the queues in the morning time, when metro services are used by a large number of office-goers, were seen getting longer at some of the stations, like Laxmi Nagar, Akshardham, among others.

Many also took to Facebook and Twitter to share pictures of such queues outside stations.

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India Tv -  A Civil Defence Staff stops passengers to board a bus after fifty percent seats were occupied, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.

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 A Civil Defence Staff stops passengers to board a bus after fifty percent seats were occupied, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.

India Tv - Passengers wait to board buses as DTC buses are operating at 50 percent capacity in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases of Omicron variant, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. 

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Passengers wait to board buses as DTC buses are operating at 50 percent capacity in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases of Omicron variant, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. 

India Tv - Passengers lined up outside the Akshardham Metro Station, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Dec 29, 2021.

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Passengers lined up outside the Akshardham Metro Station, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Dec 29, 2021.

India Tv - Passengers lined up outside the Akshardham Metro Station, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Dec 29, 2021. 

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Passengers lined up outside the Akshardham Metro Station, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Dec 29, 2021. 

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