Yellow Alert in Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today announced the implementation of Level I (yellow alert) under the Graduated Response Action Plan (GRAP). Under the new restrictions introduced, the nighttime curfew will now be from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. in the nation’s capital. GRAP is introduced because the covid positivity rate has risen above 0.5% in the last few days.
The following measures would be taken with immediate effect to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the national capital.
What’s Open Under GRAP Level – I (Yellow Alert)
- Delhi Metro at 50% capacity.
- Restaurants and bars to operate at 50% capacity
What’s Closed Under GRAP Level – I (Yellow Alert)
- Cinema halls
- Banquet halls
- Sports complexes
Earlier today, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal chaired a review meeting regarding the Covid-19 situation in the nation’s capital. After the meeting, Kejriwal said: “Corona cases have been increasing for a few days, but the symptoms are mild in the patients, there is no need to panic, GRAP was done a few days ago so that it can be known scientifically that if there is this crown level then things will be closed. It was written there that if the infection rate is above 0.5% then the yellow level will apply. “
Four alerts have been determined as a precaution for a possible third wave of Covid-19. These alerts are the yellow alert, the orange alert, the orange alert, and the red alert. Given the current Covid-19 situation in Delhi, a yellow alert has been announced.