New Year Night Curfew In Delhi: There will, however, be no restriction on the interstate and intrastate travel of persons and goods during the curfew period.
Durind the new type of the coronavirus, no public gatherings will allowed in Delhi on 31st December 2020 and 1st January 2021 between 11 pm and 6 am as the state government has announced a night curfew to stop the New Year celebrations.
New Year Night Curfew In Delhi Timings are: 11 pm to 6 am on 31st December 2020 and 1st January 2021
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DMA) on Thursday imposed a night curfew in Delhi, disallowing celebrations and the assembly of over five people at public places in ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the new strain of the virus. There will, however, be no restriction on the interstate and intrastate travel of persons and goods during the curfew period.
As per an order signed by Chief Secretary of Delhi Vijay Dev, no new year celebratory events, congregations, and gatherings and function at public places will be permitted from 11 pm of 31st December to 6 am of 1st January 2021, and also from 11 pm of 1st January to 6 am of 2nd January.
“A detailed assessment of the situation in Delhi has been made and considering the threat posed by the mutant UK strain of COVID-19 virus and after observing the local incidents of Covid-19 pandemic in Delhi, it is apprehended that gatherings, congregations, and public celebrations of New Year pose a considerable threat of the spread of the virus and may cause a setback to the appreciable gains made in the suppression of chain of transmission of COVID-19 cases in Delhi,” the order said.
With this, Delhi joins the Punjab, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Rajasthan in the set the night curfew to curb the spread of the coronavirus. As many as 677 new COVID-19 cases and 21 deaths were reported in Delhi in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 6,24,795, including 5,838 active cases and 6,08,434. A total of 10,523 deaths have been reported here so far.