From Monday, Delhi's markets will be open until 8 p.m.

No death due to Covid-19 was recorded in Delhi on Saturday, the second consecutive day the daily fatality count stood nil. 19 fresh cases were reported, the lowest since April 15 last year. In view of the coronavirus situation, the markets were presently allowed to stay open till 8pm

NEW DELHI: Markets in the national capital may remain open after 8pm from August 23, when the Delhi government announced on Saturday the lifting of restrictions due to the number of Covid cases  19 in the city dropped. No Covid-19 deaths were recorded in Delhi on Saturday, the second day in a row the daily death toll was zero,

while 19 new cases were reported, the lowest since April 15 last year, according to data shared by City Health. room. Given the coronavirus situation, markets are now allowed to stay open until 8pm.

With the drop of Covid-19 cases, this period is removed from Monday. Minister Arvind Kejriwal said markets could remain open according to their normal schedule in a tweet in Hindi.

This is the twelfth time since the start of the second wave of the pandemic in the nations capital that the number of deaths in one day has reached zero. On July 18, July 24, August 2, August 4, August 11, August 13 and August 20, no deaths from Covid-19 were recorded, according to official data. As of March 2 this year, the city reported no deaths from the virus.