New Delhi: The Delhi government on Monday revised the guidelines for allowing maximum number of people at public gatherings like social, religious or cultural events, weddings and funerals.
As per new guidelines, not more than 200 people will be permitted at events happening in closed halls. The government further stated that there is no cap on the maximum number of people attending the events when it is taking place in open spaces.
However, the order also said that prescribed Covid guidelines should be followed at events. Under this, it will be mandatory to wear masks, maintain social distancing, have provision for thermal scanning and use hand wash or sanitisers.
An official said that all the public utility areas like food stalls and stages should be sanitised before the event. As per the order, common bins for disposal of face masks, multiple hand wash facilities, separate entry and exit gates, and circulation of outdoor air should be increased as much as possible
The order also stated that only asymptomatic persons will be allowed at the events. Entry of guests should be regulated at the venue to ensure it does not exceed the upper limit at any time.
For closed spaces, the air-conditioners should be set at temperature of 24-30 degrees Celsius with a relative humidity of 40-70 per cent.