Complete Lockdown in the Capital

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A complete lockdown in the capital will be from 22:00 IST today, April 19 onwards till 05:00 IST on April 26. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announces as the city grapples with the rising number of COVID-19 cases. This is an extension to the night curfew imposed in NCT from April 5.

India, on Sunday, reported a record-high of 261,500 new cases with the NCT on the line with 25,000 cases in the last 24 hours.

THE CM’S TAKE | COMPLETE LOCKDOWN IN THE CAPITAL

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A week’s lockdown aims to break the chain and use it to ramp up the availability of beds & oxygen. However, the onus lies on us to stay home.

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Even the largest hospitals of the capital have no vacant beds.
Even the largest hospitals of the capital have no vacant beds. (Image Source: Twitter)

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The Delhi CM has explicitly made the objective of the lockdown clear. He stated, “During these six days we will make arrangements for oxygen, medicines and hospital beds; we will confront this situation and we will win”.

The CM has appealed to the residents of the capital to extend cooperation during the lockdown.

Lockdown
(Image Source: NDTV)

WHAT ALL WILL BE ALLOWED? | COMPLETE LOCKDOWN IN THE CAPITAL

Essential services, food services, medical services will continue. Weddings can be held with a total gathering of 50 people each having a separate pass. A detailed order will be issued shortly by the CM.

(Source: Delhi to be under complete curfew as COVID-19 cases surge)

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Himanshi Dhawan
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