Three teenagers drowned in a ditch while taking bath in southeast Delhi’s Pul Prahlad Pur area on Thursday afternoon, police said.
Delhi on Tuesday recorded a spurt in Covid-19 cases with 1,204 fresh cases, one fatality and a positivity rate of 4.64 per cent.
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority, in its meeting, also decided not to shut schools but chose to come up with a separate Standard Operating Procedure in consultation with experts.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the Delhi government is keeping an eye on the COVID-19 situation and there is no need to panic since hospitalisations are low.
The orders came on April 1, a day after Lt Governor Anil Baijal chaired a meeting to review the Covid-19 situation in the national capital.
At a meeting chaired by Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal, there was consensus among the participants about the lifting of all Covid-related restrictions.
They also cautioned that vulnerable people should continue to follow all Covid-appropriate behaviours.
B S Vohra, who heads the East Delhi RWA Joint Front, said that 99 per cent population of the city will stop taking all precautions if the mask mandate is lifted.
The Centre had earlier advised the states and Union territories to consider discontinuing the Covid containment measures in view of a sharp decline in the number of fresh cases.
According to North District Police, the labourers were on the ground and first floor when a major portion of it collapsed on them.