Coronavirus crisis: CM Kejriwal imposes weekend lockdown in New Delhi

Sun Online Desk

15th April, 2021 07:58:14 printer

Coronavirus crisis: CM Kejriwal imposes weekend lockdown in New Delhi

As a measure to address the exponential rise of Covid-19 cases in the Indian capital New Delhi, the Delhi government has imposed a weeklong lockdown in Delhi to tide over the pandemic crisis.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal informed while addressing a press conference here on Thursday.

He said that the purpose of the move is to break the transmission chain and that the essential services will not be affected during the curfew.

During the curfew, the city government has ordered the malls, spas, auditoriums and gyms to shut down. However, Cinema halls can function with a capping of 30 per cent seating capacity.

Kejriwal also assured that there is no dearth of hospitals in Delhi and that measures are being taken to ensure an adequate supply of drugs required for the treatment of Covid-19 patients.

(The Statesman)

 

 


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