The Delhi government made masks mandatory at public places with immediate effect, and imposed a fine of Rs 500 for any violation.
Students, staff shouldn't be allowed to enter school premises without thermal scanning: Delhi government
Students and staff should not be allowed to enter school premises without thermal scanning, the Delhi government said in a set of COVID-19 guidelines issued for schools.
A crucial meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Wednesday is expected to consider the reimposition of fine for not wearing face masks.
The number of people in Delhi-NCR reporting someone getting COVID in their close social network has risen by 500% in the last 15 days.
The Delhi government has told school authorities to close specific wings or classrooms wherever needed.
Officia sources said patients of all age groups and both working professionals and students, are getting infected and under home isolation.
According to an officials statement, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said the government is keeping a close eye on the situation.
Officials said deaths due to Omicron infections were over 72 per cent less as compared to Delta infection that created havoc in the country last year.
District Magistrate BN Singh said that these will be put under home quarantine for the next 14 days.