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Delhi Omicron Surge: Govt Impose Weekend Curfew Amid Rise In Cases

  • To combat the rising number of Covid cases, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced Monday that government agencies will be required to work from home on weekends. He noted that buses and the Delhi metro will run at full capacity.

  • He also stated that most businesses will be forced to have half of their workforce work from home.

  • With the positivity rate in Delhi lingering above 5% for two days in a row - a threshold that prompts a red alert under the colour-coded Graded Response Action Plan - the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) convened to decide on new limitations (GRAP).