Wearing masks will now no longer be obligatory for people in Delhi touring in personal four-wheelers, the Delhi authorities notified on Saturday. This new rule has been in the works from Monday while all Covid curbs may be lifted. DDMA has removed the penal provision after analyzing all of the applicable statistics associated with the problem of wearing a mask inside a personal four-wheeler.
“This provision will now no longer be relevant to men and women touring collectively in personal four-wheeler car from 28.02.2022,” the order stated. During the height of the pandemic, the authorities had made the wearing of masks obligatory for passengers in a personal automobiles as they come beneath the definition of a public vicinity.
The restriction has been calmed down early this month while solo drivers have been given exemption from wearing masks within the automobile. DDMA has lifted all COVID-19 curbs on Friday, following the assembly. Night curfew has been lifted and all faculties of the Capital were requested to renew bodily training from April. Fine for not wearing masks in public locations have additionally been decreased from ₹2,000 to ₹500. The easing of the curbs came as Delhi’s latest COVID-19 cases came down to 440 on Saturday. The positivity charge has dropped to 0.83%.
After certain discussions with experts, in view of the decline in COVID-19 cases and hospitalisation, it was determined to do away with all COVID-19 associated regulations in Delhi from February 28, 2022 (Monday), whilst adhering to the hints issued by the Centre and making sure observance of COVID-appropriate behaviour.
Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal had tweeted after Friday’s assembly. However, a few regulations are nonetheless in vicinity such as the permission of a couple of weekly marketplace in a municipal zone. The cap of 200 men and women at weddings and the ban at the access of traffic at spiritual locations have now no longer been lifted.