Zoom News : Jun 13, 2021, 12:49 PM
New Delhi: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday restaurants will be allowed to open at 50% capacity, as he announced more relaxations for the Capital's exit from its Covid-19 induced lockdown.Hindustan Times had earlier reported that the Delhi government is likely to allow the opening of restaurants with 50% capacity.The latest relaxations will come into effect from June 14 and mark the third phase of Delhi's exit from the lockdown. The lockdown began on the night of April 19 and was originally scheduled to be lifted in the early morning hours of April 26 but witnessed several extensions. However, with the city's daily Covid-19 cases declining, the first stage of unlock began on May 31, with construction and factory works exempted from the lockdown.In the second phase, which began on June 7, Delhi Metro was allowed to resume operations. Government offices, private offices, shops, malls and markets were also permitted to open, albeit with certain conditions. E-commerce activities were also given the nod to resume services.