Markets in the capital may remain open beyond 8 p.m. from August 23, with the Delhi government announcing on Saturday the lifting of restrictions amid a decline in COVID-19 cases in the city. No death from COVID-19 was recorded in Delhi on Saturday, the daily death toll was zero for the second straight day, while 19 new cases were reported, the lowest since Jan.
“In view of the coronavirus situation, the markets were currently allowed to stay open until 8 p.m. With the decline in COVID-19 cases, this period no longer applies from Monday. The markets can stay open at their normal times. ”“ Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal said in a tweet in Hindi.
This is the twelfth time since the second wave of the pandemic began in the state capital that zero fatalities have been recorded in one day.
Also on July 18, July 24, July 29, August 2, August 4, August 8, August 11, August 13, August 16 and August 20, no deaths from COVID were reported according to official information. 19 listed.
As of March 2 of this year, the city had reported zero deaths from the virus.
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