New Delhi, 1/5 (AO bureau);In view of the increasing cases of corona in Delhi, the lockdown has been extended for another week. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Saturday to increase the lockdown. Currently the lockdown in Delhi is till 5 am on May 3. Now it has been extended for a week. The positivity rate in Delhi is still more than 30%. The situation is worrying. Earlier, on 25 April Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal extended the lockdown to 5 am on May 3 in the midst of the fast-growing cases of Corona. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had said that during the lockdown we saw that the positivity rate reached about 36-37%, we have not seen such an infection rate in Delhi till date. The infection rate has decreased slightly for the last one or two days and has come down to 30% today.
Earlier on 19 April, a lockdown has been imposed in Delhi from 10 pm on Monday night, which was done till 26 April. Many restrictions were imposed during this period, but people were also given exemption according to the need. There was a ban on the movement of people, but discounts were given on essential services.
Corona figures in Delhi are constantly intimidating. In the last 24 hours, 27,047 new cases of cornea have been reported in Delhi and 375 people have died. In the national capital, instead of decreasing the corona infection cases are now increasing continuously. Now more Corona patients are getting in Delhi than in Mumbai. In the last 24 hours, 25, 288 people have been discharged.