Delhi Metro resumes service after three weeks; Only 50 percent of passengers

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New Delhi: The Delhi Metro service, which was suspended due to Covid, has been resumed. The Delhi Metro service has been suspended for the past three weeks due to the severe situation in Covid. Despite the change in the Covid scenario in the national capital, the service has now resumed at only 50 percent seating capacity.

A lockdown was announced in Delhi following the gradual increase in Covid cases. The service was suspended from May 20 due to the same. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced a lock-down exemption in the wake of declining Covid cases. Following this, the service was restarted.

At the same time, the government had allowed markets and markets to open on alternate days. The CM had said that private companies are also allowed to work with 50 percent of employees. However, the CM had said that a different shift system should be set up for such workers.