Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said he had written to Centre for permission to impose the curbs.
The Centre has promised more ICU beds, oxygen cylinders and medical staff.
The air quality had turned “severe” with stubble burning accounting for 32 per cent of Delhi’s PM 2.5 pollution, but firecracker emissions made the situation even worse.
Delhi recorded 7,053 fresh Covid-19 cases in a day and 104 more fatalities on Thursday.
The Delhi government has blamed the spike in coronavirus cases on the festive season, increase in air pollution and winter.
Kejriwal requested Prakash Javadekar to hold monthly meetings with the Chief Minsters of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to curb pollution.
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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch an anti-stubble burning spray on Tuesday.
While the Delhi metro resumed services for the first time since March 22, Day 1 looked nothing like pre-coronavirus times.
On Friday, Delhi recorded 2,914 fresh Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike in 69 days.
Reducing use of tokens, increasing frequency of services and making sure the A/C is at the right temperature—an expert explains how DMRC can minimise Covid-19 risks.