Lockdown extended for another week in Delhi; restrictions will be strict this time


Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, at a digital announcement, announced that the lockdown of the City, which was due to finish on May 10, would be extended to May 17.

Delhi Metro services will be suspended from May 10 till May 17 since the Delhi government announced a more stringent lockdown in the city for a week.

The Chief Minister said that the government had used the lockdown to enhance the health infrastructure in the Capital.

“Over the past few days our oxygen situation has also improved and we have improved the system. We are no longer getting as many SOS calls and hearing that hospitals have run out of oxygen,” Kejriwal said. He added that the decision to extend the lockdown was taken after consulting all stakeholders.

He said that the 18-44-year-old group had proven a huge reaction to become vaccinated on the vaccination drive. Still, vaccine inventory in the capital is low, and the government is hoping that the Central government will provide vaccines soon.

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