New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday released revised guidelines for the fourth phase of the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. He said that the barber, spas and salons will remain closed in the national capital.

"Barber shops, spas and saloons to remain closed for now," Kejriwal was quoted as saying by ANI.

Earlier it was expected that the salons might get a go-ahead to open the services in non-containment zones. Those who are eager for a haircut, or salon service will have to wait till May 31 after which the government may open grooming services in Delhi. 

But, you can check if urban company is providing the service at your doorstep. It will depend if they have the right to visit your home and carry out the services. 

Arvind Kejriwal also said that the lockdown period will be used to make arrangements to deal with COVID-19. 

"We have to slowly move towards opening of economy," he added. 

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The Chief Minister further stated that stepping out of homes between 7 pm to 7 am, except for essential services will be prohibited.

He said that hotels, gymnasium, swimming pool, entertainment parks and auditorium, and places of worship will remain closed. Besides this, social, political, sports, cultural and religious gatherings will also remain prohibited.

Kejriwal also said that 45 per cent COVID-19 patients have recovered after treatment in the national capital. According to the latest data by the Ministry of Home and Family Affairs, Delhi has reported 10,054 cases with 160 fatalities.

Earlier on Sunday, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Sunday asked ministries as well as departments of the Government of India, State Governments and State Authorities to continue the lockdown measures up to May 31. 

On May 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced that the nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 will be extended to a fourth phase with "totally different" rules.

Posted By: James Kuanal