Covid curbs in Delhi: New Metro guidelines which you should know
After the Delhi government on Tuesday announced a series of curbs in Delhi to deal with increase in Covid cases, the Delhi Metro has also updated its services.
In a statement, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said: “In view of the latest guidelines issued by the Government for the containment of Covid-19 in NCT Delhi, travel inside the Metro will be allowed as per the following plan: 1) Travel will be allowed only up to 50 per cent seating capacity inside the Metro trains.
“In addition, no standing passenger shall be allowed during the travel. In view of the same, entry into Metro stations will be regulated by restricting the number of gates open for entry into stations to ensure compliance with the guidelines.”
Following Omicron scare, the AAP Government has announced several curbs with closure of gym, yoga studios, spa and other places where gatherings can take place. Also, it has ordered reduction of number of employees going to office, meaning that more work from home to be put in place.
After the new guidelines were announced, the DMRC said in a statement that out of 712 metro gates, only 444 will be kept open.