In the recent guidelines, DDMA has announced that only classes 9 to 12 in all schools can reopen from August 17.
Trade representatives, who had earlier raised the matter with minister of industries Satyendar Jain, welcomed the decision to allow exhibitions.
Some institutions, however, chose to adopt a wait-and-watch approach and have decided to call children for physical classroom studies only after a few weeks.
A DDMA panel has recommended that schools be reopened for all classes but senior-wing students be called in the first phase followed by middle-class students and ultimately the primary classes.
Currently, the restaurants were allowed to open from 8 am to 10 pm while bars were permitted to serve customers from 12 noon to 10 pm.
A senior officer of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) said along with the markets, restaurants and bars will also be allowed to open without any closing time restrictions.
Though the present situation is better, but a similar crisis may reoccur in future and it is needed to be better equipped to manage such a situation in future, reads the notification.
The low number of new cases can also be attributed to fewer tests, only 39,587, conducted the previous day.
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In the communication received by the Delhi government on July 26, the Centre gave time till noon of the next day to file the data, a mere 12-14 hours time frame.
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However, the medical facilities said patients put forth special demands like less hospital visits and single room stay as they are still fearful of contracting Covid.
It said concerned head of school will make specific schedule according to the capacity of the classroom and labs following Covid-appropriate behaviour.
At a DDMA meeting officials gave a presentation on the government’s preparedness for a possible third wave of coronavirus and the status of Covid-19 vaccination.
According to the officials, around 160 PSA oxygen generation plants with a total capacity of 148.11 metric tonnes are being installed at various government and private hospitals in the city.
The national capital recorded 72 fresh COVID-19 cases and one death due to the disease on Saturday, while the positivity rate rose to 0.10 per cent.
The markets have been ordered to remain shut with effect from July 23 to July 27, in 'overall imminent public interest'.