India's capital in lockdown: Here's what's allowed, what's not

 | Updated: Apr 19, 2021, 01:35 PM IST

Amid the massive surge in coronavirus infection in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday announced that the national capital will be under lockdown for six days, starting from Monday at 10 PM and will conclude next Monday at 5 AM.

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's announcement came a day after nearly every third sample in the national capital tested positive for the coronavirus disease.


Delhi Police

Allowed: Movement of all government officials, medical professionals, media professionals and other employees on the production of valid ID cards.



Allowed: Medical services will remain open, Essential services will remain unaffected(with possession of e-pass). Home deliveries will be allowed. (with possession of e-pass).


Delhi Metro

Allowed: Delhi metro (upto 50% capacity), Public buses (upto 50% capacity), taxis/Auto/e-rickshaws (upto 2 passengers).



Not allowed: Gyms, Spas, cinema halls, auditoriums will remain closed.All social/political/sports/entertainment/academic/cultural/religious/festival related gatherings shall be prohibited.