Owing to the continual rise in COVID-19 cases, a weekend curfew is at the moment imposed within the nationwide capital.
Barring important companies, nobody is exempted from the curfew. People who must journey will have to require an e-pass to take action.
The Delhi police on Saturday (April 17) maintained a strict vigil on the Delhi-Noida border and even despatched people again who had been unnecessarily making an attempt to journey from Noida to Delhi.
Only people concerned in important companies had been allowed to cross and others had been despatched again from the borders itself. People travelling to Delhi hospitals and for other legitimate causes had been additionally allowed to cross the border.
Due to curfew, the Delhi Police has been posted at varied borders to forestall people with out a legitimate purpose from coming into Delhi. There was strict checking by the police at Sector 14, Delhi-Noida-Direct (DND) flyway, Kalindi Kunj and other Delhi borders.
The police additionally took motion in opposition to a number of people and issued challans to them for not sporting masks and following COVID-19 protocols.
Now, as there’s a Sunday lockdown imposed in Uttar Pradesh, there may be additionally the deployment of Noida police on the borders to forestall people from coming into the state with out a legitimate purpose.
Meanwhile, India on Sunday (April 18) reported its highest-ever single-day spike of COVID-19 cases with over 2.61 lakh new cases and greater than 1,500 deaths within the final 24 hours, in accordance with the Union Health Ministry.
In the final 24 hours, 1,501 COVID-related deaths had been reported within the nation taking the demise toll to 1,77,150. As many as 2,61,500 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in India within the final 24 hours. With this, the whole variety of cases has gone as much as 1,47,88,109.