Covid-19 update: Several markets in Delhi remain closed
In view of the Covid-19 outbreak, several markets in New Delhi remain closed. However, daily essentials and chemist shops were seen open in the city.
New Delhi: In view of the Covid-19 outbreak, several markets in New Delhi remain closed. However, daily essentials and chemist shops were seen open in the city.
On Friday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced that all malls in the national capital would remain closed except for groceries and medical stores.
Had a meeting wid MSs of all Del govt hospitals. If corona spreads widely in future, our hospitals shud be prepared to deal wid such situation - all machines shud be working, adequate ventilators, adequate medicines n consumables, manpower etc. pic.twitter.com/DnH9wKuNJH— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) March 20, 2020
"In view of prevailing situations, we are closing down all malls (except grocery, pharmacy and vegetable shops in them)" the Chief Minister had tweeted.
The state government has further advised the people to stay at home, especially children and senior citizens.
Delhi has recorded 26 cases, with one death due to coronavirus. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, a total of 258 individuals have been confirmed positive with Covid-19. (ANI)