Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur)
Delhi, Maha ease more Covid-19 restrictions
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: Delhi and Maharashtra, two of the worstaffected in the second wave of the pandemic in the country, began easing restrictions on economic activities on Monday after Covid-19 infections continued to see a decline.
Markets, malls and the Metro were opened for the public on odd-even basis after seven weeks in Delhi, even as chief minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed to all to follow Covid-19 appropriate behaviour.
However, the markets and malls wore a dull and deserted look and only a few shops and outlets reopened. Only a few customers were seen in several markets as shopkeepers cleaned and sanitised their premises, hoping for more people to come and the situation to improve in the coming weeks.
According to the Delhi Disaster Management Authority, the ongoing lockdown, which had been imposed on April 19, has