In its order, the DDMA said that the national capital territory is "threatened with the spread of COVID-19 epidemic, which has already been declared as a pandemic by the WHO, and has considered it necessary to take effective measures to prevent its spread in NCT of Delhi."
It added that the DDMA had extended the lockdown in containment zones through an order dated June 30 and also specified prohibited and permissible activities throughout NCT of Delhi.
A total of 2,442 COVID-19 cases and 61 deaths were reported in the national capital on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 89,802 in Delhi, the health department said.
According to the official data, 1,644 were cured and discharged today. The total number of cases includes 27,007 active cases, 59,992 cured and 2,803 deaths.