Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal: Six-day lockdown in Delhi from tonight
Delhi government imposed six-day lockdown from tonight to next Monday morning amid rising coronavirus cases in the national capital.
New Delhi: Delhi government imposed six-day lockdown from tonight to next Monday morning amid rising coronavirus cases in the national capital.
Hon'ble CM Shri @ArvindKejriwal has announced a week-long lockdown in Delhi from 10 pm tonight (April 19) to 6 am next Monday (April 26) following a sharp surge in the number of Coronavirus cases in the city. pic.twitter.com/vocwKchAFj— CMO Delhi (@CMODelhi) April 19, 2021
Delhi CM Kejriwal while addressing a media breifing said, "It has been decided to impose a lockdown in Delhi, from 10 pm tonight to 6 am next Monday (26th April)"
Kejriwal added, "Essential services, food services, medical services will continue. Weddings can be held with a gathering of only 50 people, passes will be issued separately for it. A detailed order will be issued shortly."
On Sunday, Delhi recorded the biggest jump in its daily Covid tally with 25,462 fresh cases and a positivity rate of nearly 30 per cent, which means almost every third sample being tested in the city is turning out positive.