Covid In India: The Delhi Chief Minister has prolonged the lockdown for 1 extra week to maintain the Covid state of affairs beneath management. The lockdown restrictions will proceed until 24th May, morning 5 AM.
“We are extending the lockdown for one more week. Instead of tomorrow, lockdown is extended till next Monday, 5 am in Delhi,” Kejriwal stated.
Restrictions will proceed to be efficient as earlier and Delhi Metro shall be shut in the course of the lockdown interval.
Marriage ceremonies at public locations/ banquet halls/motels shall be prohibited in the course of the lockdown.
However, marriage ceremonies allowed to be organized at house or in Court.
“We don’t want to lose the gain that we have made in the last few days. We are extending the lockdown for one more week. Instead of tomorrow, lockdown is extended till next Monday, 5 am in Delhi,” Kejriwal instructed the reporters.
The nationwide capital recorded 6,430 new COVID-19 instances and 337 fatalities on Saturday whereas the positivity fee dipped to 11.32 per cent. The Delhi CM stated earlier that that instances within the capital are declining “slowly and steadily”.
Delhi has been recording lower than 10,000 instances for the previous 2 days. According to the most recent well being bulletin, 6,430 recent instances have been recorded, whereas the 337 new fatalities pushed the loss of life toll right here to 21,244.
Delhi on Friday had recorded 8,506 COVID-19 instances, the bottom since April 10, with medical specialists attributing the lockdown as the principle issue behind the dip amid the second wave of the pandemic.