Delhi to go into Curfew for 7 days from tonight as Covid-19 second wave surges


The Delhi government has announced that it will go under complete curfew from Monday night to next Monday (April 26) morning amid the record surge in Covid cases.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday, issued an important announcement in view of the fast growing Covid cases in Delhi, appealing migrants not to leave Delhi, saying this is a short lockdown. “I hope that we wouldn’t have to extend this lockdown. The government will take care of you. This was a difficult decision.”

He also appealed for public cooperation, “Delhi family” of 20 million population in the fight against Covid unitedly this year just as Delhi did last year.

A tweet from PTI said, CM Kejriwal appealing to Delhi netizens to follow lockdown to reduce Covid cases.

According to a news report in Indian Express, India reported 2,73,810 new Covid-19 cases and 1,619 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Union Health Ministry. The total cases in the country now stand at 1,50,61,919. There are 19,29,329 active cases in the country at present while 1,29,53,821 people have recovered from the disease. The death toll is at 1,78, 769. As many as 12,38,52,566 people have been vaccinated so far.

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