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Coronavirus: Gyms, night clubs, spas in Delhi to remain shut till 31st March, says Arvind Kejriwal

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 16 March 2020, 15:06 IST
Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has stated that all gyms, night clubs and spas in the national capital will remain shut till 31st March due to crornavirus outbreak.

Addressing the media on Monday, the Delhi Chief Minister stated that all gatherings and protests with more than 50 people will not be permitted in the city. Kejriwal, however, exempted weddings from the list, but appealed for postponement if possible.

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"Religious, social, cultural and political gatherings comprising more than 50 people will not be allowed in the national capital till March 31 in view of the novel coronavirus outbreak," the CM said.

Arvind Kejriwal also informed that metro-thermal screening will be proposed soon.

For people coming to Delhi from abroad, Kejriwal stated that airport hotels like Lemon Tree and IBIS have been booked for the mandatory ‘14 day quarantine’. The Delhi CM added that hotel bills will be paid by those who want better and luxury isolation during quarantine.

We have organized enough beds if cases go up and hospitalisation is required. Quarantine facilities have been put in place at three hotels – Lemon Tree, Red Fox, IBIS, Kejriwal said.

According to the Union Health Ministry, a total of seven cases have been reported in the national capital so far. "Of the seven people who have been tested positive for Covid-19 in the national capital, four are still recovering," Kejriwal said.

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First published: 16 March 2020, 15:06 IST
 
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