Delhi: Lockdown Extended By Another Week To May 17, Stricter Restrictions In Place


Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday has made an announcement to extend the lockdown for another week till May 17. Kejriwal added that the government has decided to impose a stricter lockdown this time. Delhi metro services will also be suspended.

The CM said the decision to extend the lockdown for another week has been taken after consultation with traders, women and the youth. While the positivity rate in the Capital has come down to 23 per cent from 35 per cent in the last two to three days, he said, the situation still needs to be improved and taken under control.

“We used the lockdown period to boost our medical infrastructure & to increase oxygen beds at various locations. The oxygen situation has improved in Delhi. We’re not getting panic or SOS calls from hospitals now”, added Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

Other restrictions are:

1.Metro services will not run in Delhi from Monday.

2.Marriage will not be held in any public place.

3.People can marry only at home or in court. No more than 20 people will be allowed to attend the function.

4.DJs, tents and catering will also not be allowed at the wedding. If the customer has given money for any such service, then the money should be returned to him or a later date can be fixed by mutual agreement.


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