The Delhi government on Friday ordered the closure of the popular Ghaffar Market and Naiwala market in Karol Bagh here for two days over violation of Covid protocols. It also ordered the closure of another market in Rohini for flouting Covid-19 norms.
Notably, these markets will remain shut from 10 PM on Friday till 10 PM on July 11, as per the latest order from the Delhi government. The DDA market in Sector-13 of Rohini shut till July 12 for violation of COVID19 norms.
Meanwhile, the national capital recorded 93 fresh COVID-19 cases, and three deaths due to the disease on Thursday, according to data shared by the health department. The positivity rate stood at 0.12%, the same as on Wednesday. The three new fatalities have pushed the death toll in the city to 25,008, according to the latest updates.
To deal with a possible third wave of coronavirus, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) passed a colour-coded response action plan on Friday under which curbs will be implemented in accordance with the severity of the COVID-19 situation here.