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This comes after Delhi recorded 6,396 new covid-19 cases on Tuesday taking the infection tally in the national capital to more than 4.95 lakh.

CM Kejriwal said that hotels, gymnasium, swimming pool, entertainment parks and auditorium, and places of worship will remain closed.

The Chief Minister said that up to the level of Deputy Secretary, 33 per cent of attendance will be allowed and 100 per cent attendance is must for Deputy Secretary and above posts.

Services provided by self-employed persons - electricians, plumbers and repairing of water purifiers have also been exempted while shops of educational books for students and electric fans will also open.

A gathering of tens of thousands of migrant workers from across the city, walking towards Anand Vihar bus terminal to cross into Uttar Pradesh, took officials on the ground by surprise on Saturday. Till late evening, there was no relent in the sea of people marching towards the border.

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The government has said it will ensure essential items are available across Delhi and has asked people to guard against panic-buying. The total number confirmed coronavirus cases in India climbed to 415 after fresh cases were reported from Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Kerala and other states.