Their numbers have fallen from a peak of almost 15,000 when the truckers first rolled into the capital two weeks ago. At first the goal was to protest Covid restrictions although this has morphed into a broader outcry against the government.
Public transport will also be allowed to carry passengers at its full capacity. In mosques and places of worship, the distancing between worshippers will be reduced to just one metre.
India's richest state, Maharashtra, said on Saturday it would close swimming pools and gyms from Monday while schools and colleges have been closed till Feb 15 after daily cases in the state jumped to over 41,000.
With the easing of most COVID-19 restrictions, many people could finally make their first trip back to their hometowns to reunite with their families without worrying about the hassles of quarantine, potential lockdowns and suspension of travel.
The authorities said with regard to mosques and chapels, we also announce the optional prayer on the personal carpet, as it is no longer mandatory after the date of activating the decision.
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Asad Umar cautioned that while restrictions were being relaxed, there were still 4,500 patients on oxygen. "If we immediately try to open a lot of things then God forbid, it might happen that we have to close everything again as we saw in the region."
Satisfied with the overall situation, the NCOC announced to lift various COVID-19 restrictions from July 1 owing to the downward trend in infections across the country. Cinemas to operate till 1am, with entry for vaccinated persons only.
Ireland was forced to take a U-turn on number of guests allowed to attend wedding during pandemic after some brides-to-be dressed all in white to protest outside parliament on Tuesday .