LG cancels Delhi government’s order to open hotels, weekly markets
New Delhi [India], July 31: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Friday cancelled Delhi government’s decision to open hotels and weekly markets on a trial basis, as part of the Unlock3.
Unlock 3 is the third phase of the gradual lifting of curbs announced to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease.
On Thursday, the Delhi government had announced to allow hotels, hospitality services, street hawkers to operate and do away with the night curfew hours applicable between 10pm and 5am under the Centre’s Unlock 3 plan.
Meanwhile, the government is continuously working on increasing the number of tests in the national capital. “5,629 RT-PCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 13,462 rapid antigen tests conducted today in Delhi. Total tests done so far stands at 10,32,785,” said the Government of Delhi.
The national capital has in last 24 hour reported 1,195 new Covid-19 cases and as many as 1,206 patients have been recovered/discharged or migrated. There have been 27 deaths in the last 24 hours, it said.