New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced special Yoga classes for those in home isolation. Delhi government is starting this new initiative under ‘Delhi ki Yogshaala‘ for speedy recovery of all the COVID-19 patients under home isolation.
“Special Yoga/pranayam classes to be brought in by Delhi govt for COVID positive patients in home isolation. Yoga boosts immunity. We will send them a link today and classes will begin from tomorrow in different batches,” Kejriwal said in his address on Twitter.
Amid the rising cases of COVID-19 in the city, fresh COVID guidelines were issued on Monday to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The Delhi administration on Monday imposed fresh curbs in the Capital amid the COVID-19 surge as it prohibited dining at restaurants and will allow only ‘take away’ facility.
Following a review meeting with the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal said, “DDMA meeting decided to close restaurants and bars and to allow ‘take away’ facility only. It was also decided to allow operation of only one weekly market per day per zone.”
The night curfew has also been imposed from 10 pm (earlier 11 pm) to 5 am in the national capital.
Earlier the Chief Minister addressed a press conference on Sunday in wake of the alarming rise in COVID-19 cases in Delhi. He also appealed to the people saying there was no need to panic as the capital will not see any lockdown if people continue to wear masks and follow all the COVID-19 protocols.
Kejriwal had earlier said that his government has made preparations to handle one lakh patients, conduct three lakh tests daily and ensure availability of enough manpower, medicines and medical oxygen.
Delhi on Monday witnessed a dip in the fresh COVID-19 cases as it reported 19,166 infections, however, the positivity rate rose to 25 per cent. The national capital recorded 14,076 recoveries, and 17 deaths. The number of active cases rose to 65,806, while the death toll reached 25,177. Delhi had logged 22,751 new COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours, the state health department informed on Sunday.