COVID-19 Lockdown: Delhi govt starts distributing ration for next month

DN Bureau

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said the city government has started distributing ration for the next month in the wake of the 21-day lockdown.

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said the city government has started distributing ration for the next month in the wake of the 21-day lockdown.

Also Read: Delhi to feed about 4 lakh people daily, preps to tackle if COVID-19 cases rise, says Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced last week that those receiving ration from fair-price shops would get 50 per cent extra for the next month.

There are around 72 lakh beneficiaries of the public distribution system in the national capital.

Also Read: Delhi Metro services shut till April 14

According to the Union Health Ministry, 39 coronavirus cases have so far been reported in Delhi.

The number of COVID-19 cases in India climbed to 873 on Saturday with the death toll rising to 19. (PTI)

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