After cab aggregator, ‘Ola’ decided to ‘suspend’ it’s ‘shared ride’ services it has suspended overall operations. The two popular cab aggregators Ola and Uber would not offer services in Delhi during the lockdown.
Since the capital is lockdown till 31st March due to COVID-19 spread the step was taken. ” Uber is complying with all Central and State Government directives related to its services for containing the spread of Coronavirus“, said Uber’s spokesperson.
“We will enable a minimal network of vehicles to support essential services in cities, wherever applicable, as part of this national effort to reduce the contagion of COVID-19“, said a statement from Ola.
The Delhi government has lockdown the city with the exception of essential services till 31st March. So, far the country has reported 429 cases of COVID-19 with 8 deaths. Close to 80 districts in the country are locked down.