Delhi government eases Covid-19 restrictions; Removes the “no mask” fine
On April 1, the Delhi government further eased the COVID-19[female[femininerelated restrictions and removed the fine for not wearing a mask in public places. The decision was taken during the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) meeting. However, they said everyone was advised to wear masks in public places. However, no sanction will be imposed for such a breach with immediate effect until further notice.
ANI news agency tweeted: “Delhi | The DDMA has decided that all members of the public are advised to wear masks in public places, however, no penalties will be imposed for such an offense from immediate effect until further notice.
Earlier in February, the DDMA reduced the fine for not wearing a mask in public places from Rs 2,000 to Rs 500.
Of note, Delhi reported 131 new cases of COVID-19 on April 1 and one victim, according to data released by the city’s health department. The positivity rate in the nation’s capital was recorded at 0.57%.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra removed all COVID-19 restrictions and also announced that masks are not mandatory. Maharashtra Minister Jitendra Awhad tweeted on Thursday that the state cabinet has decided to lift all Restrictions related to COVID-19 in the state. “From now on, all parties can be celebrated with enthusiasm, wearing a mask will no longer be compulsory,” he said.
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