Now roam without a mask in Delhi, police will not take fine, an order issued
The Delhi government on Thursday issued an order saying that the provision of imposing a fine of Rs 500 on the general public for not wearing face masks in public places has been withdrawn. The Delhi Disaster Management Authority issued an order in this regard after the meeting.
Now you will be able to roam freely in Delhi without wearing a mask. Neither the police will stop nor fine you for the mask. Because the rule of compulsory wearing of masks in public places has now ended. Due to the increasing case of Corona, earlier there was a provision to be fined Rs 500 for getting masks without masks in public places. which has been terminated today.
In fact, the Delhi government on Thursday issued an order saying that the provision of imposing a fine of Rs 500 on the general public for not wearing face masks in public places has been withdrawn. The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), in a meeting on September 30, had decided to stop levying fines for not wearing masks in public places.
However, in crowded public places, all public are advised to wear masks, the government insisted, the order of the Delhi government's health and family welfare department said. DDMA said in the meeting – Wearing masks was useful in maintaining the proper behaviour of Covid, yet it was agreed that mandatory wearing of masks under the Epidemic Act cannot be extended beyond 30-09-2022. Along with this, a fine of Rs 500 for not wearing a mask in public places will also be withdrawn after September 30.
On Wednesday, 107 new cases of the corona were reported in the capital Delhi. While the infection rate has gone up to 1.64 percent. In 24 hours, 119 patients of Corona were cured. It is a matter of relief that even for the seventh consecutive day, not a single patient died of corona in Delhi. The number of active patients is 488. On Tuesday, Delhi reported 141 new COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 2.04 percent.