Unlock 5: DDMA orders status quo till further directions
New Delhi: Following the Union Home Ministry’s Unlock 5 guidelines, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Wednesday issued an order to maintain the status quo for all the activities permitted in the national capital.
“The situation of Covid-19 has been reviewed and it has been decided that status quo in respect of prohibited/permitted activities (including activities on trial basis) may be maintained in NCT of Delhi till 31.10.2020 or further orders, whichever is earlier,” the order stated.
“It has also been decided that opening of two weekly markets per day per zone in all three municipal corporations/ New Delhi Municipal Council/Delhi Cantonment Board may be allowed instead of one weekly market per day per zone,” read the order.
“It is further directed that all social/academic/sports/entertainment/cultural/religious/political functions/other gatherings and large congregations shall be continued to be prohibited throughout NCT of Delhi,” the order said.
Union Home Ministry had issued guidelines to unlock almost all the activities by allowing a graded restart of schools, partial reopening of movie theatres and large gatherings including political and religious gatherings.