DDMA meeting on Monday to discuss more curbs to tackle Covid-19 menace

Amid surging COVID-19 instances, the Delhi Catastrophe Administration Authority will satisfy on Monday to examine additional limitations, such as ‘total curfew’, under the Graded Response Action approach, officials stated on Friday.

With increase in the quantity of coronavirus instances and its variant Omicron, weekend curfew was imposed in Delhi from ten pm on Friday till five am on Monday.

Delhi on Friday recorded seventeen,335 new Covid instances, the highest solitary-working day increase considering that Could eight, and 9 fatalities, whilst the positivity rate mounted to seventeen.seventy three per cent, in accordance to data shared by the wellbeing section.

This is a sizeable increase from Thursday when the metropolis recorded 15,097 new instances at a positivity rate of 15.34 per cent.

On Wednesday and Tuesday, ten,665 and five,481 instances have been recorded with a positivity rate of 11.88 per cent and eight.37 per cent, respectively, in accordance to formal figures.

“The Delhi Catastrophe Administration Authority (DDMA) meeting has been scheduled on Monday at noon in see of the soaring COVID-19 instances. More limitations could be determined as the instances are rapidly soaring,” formal sources stated.

The agenda of the meeting consist of evaluation of the COVID-19 predicament and preparing in the wake of soaring Omicron instances in Delhi, dialogue on implementation of GRAP (Level 4 Pink), and evaluation of vaccination programme.

“Discussion on implementation of Graded Response Action Prepare (Level 4 Pink Notify) as positivity of Covid has crossed 15.34 per cent,” said the observe listing agenda of the meeting.

The Pink Notify is the topmost degree of limitations, such as whole curfew, closure of all non-vital outlets, Metro trains, government workplaces, other than those working with vital products and services, under the 4-phase Graded Response Action Prepare (GRAP) accepted by DDMA.

It was also reviewed in the preceding meeting of DDMA, but the authorities determined to impose weekend curfew instead.

Below GRAP, Pink Notify is sounded when Covid positivity crosses five per cent and stays so for two consecutive days.

Currently, in see of hefty group at bus stands and Metro stations, the DDMA has allowed 100 per cent seating ability in the buses and Metro trains. Standing passengers, even so, are not allowed.

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