The municipal government of New Delhi, the capital of India, announced on April 6 local time that from now until April 30, a curfew will be imposed in the capital area from 22:00 to 5:00 the next day to curb the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus epidemic.
The city government of New Delhi issued a statement saying that only shops providing necessary services were allowed to operate during the curfew, and vehicles should not be used in other cases unless urgent matters were handled.
In addition, the Supreme Court of New Delhi declared on the 7th that it is mandatory for citizens to wear masks in public places, even when driving private cars alone.
According to the epidemic data released by the Ministry of Health of India on the 7th, New Delhi is one of the worst epidemic areas in India, with 5,100 new confirmed cases reported on the 7th, the highest this year. At present, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in New Delhi has reached 685,062, and the cumulative number of deaths has reached 11,113.