"Use metro for essential travel only, Please travel by the Metro only when it is essential and unavoidable," the advisory said.
Delhi Metro Advisory on COVID-19. #CoronaAlert pic.twitter.com/sCrFW4SwN0
— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (@OfficialDMRC) March 19, 2020
Also keeping in view of the safety of passengers, the DMRC has decided not to halt trains at stations with heavy footfall.
"Trains may not stop at such stations which may be having crowding i.e. less than the expected distance of 1 metre between the passengers," the advisory said.
As of Thursday morning, India reported 166 coronavirus positive cases with four fatalities. Fifteen patients have recovered so far.