In the wake of rising cases of Coronavirus infection, there has been big news for people of NCR cities along with Delhi. The lockdown has been imposed in Delhi till the 26th of April amidst the growing crisis of coronavirus. It will be implemented from 10 pm on Monday night (today) and will run for the next one week. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the lockdown in Delhi during a digital press conference. Under this, a full curfew is being imposed in Delhi from 10 pm on Monday to 26 April. After a meeting with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Monday morning, CM Arvind Kejriwal has announced a lockdown in Delhi by 26th April. Under this, normal activities will come to a halt till the 26th of April, but necessary services have been exempted.
Important things about lockdown
All private offices in Delhi will have work from home.
Government offices and essential services will be exempt from lockdown.
The medical emergency will also get an exemption.
All malls, gyms, spas, auditoriums, assembly halls, entertainment parks will remain closed.
Restrictions on eating in restaurants
Permission for home delivery or takeaway will continue.
People associated with hospitals, government employees, police, district magistrates, electricity, water, sanitation will get exemption in lockdown.
If someone has to go to the hospital, get a vaccine, or take a sick person out, they will be allowed to go out.
Only a few officers will be allowed to come to government offices.
Care should also be taken to ensure that migrant workers do not face any problems.
Those going to the railway station, bus station, the airport will get a discount.
The weekly market will be opened in a day according to the zone.
This will be reported by the local authorities.
In view of the increasing cases of Corona in Delhi in Delhi and the worsening condition of medical facilities in Delhi, several major market associations of Delhi have announced their own markets to be closed from Monday. Many of these markets will remain closed till April 25, while many other markets have announced to close their markets till April 21 at present.
These markets are closed
Chandni Chowk Main Road, Sadar Bazar, Chawdi Bazar, Bhagirath Palace, Old Lajpat Rai Bazar, New Lajpat Rai Bazar, Dariba, Kinari Bazar, New Road, Khari Baoli, Chemical Bazar, Photo Bazar, Cycle Bazar, Mori Gate, Ashok in Delhi Various markets of Vihar, Karolbagh, Gandhi Nagar, Shanti Mohalla market, East Delhi’s many markets, computer market, rubber plastic market, etc. will be completely closed.
On the other hand, Delhi recorded 25,462 new cases on Sunday, the highest in a day so far. 49,837 patients have been found in two days. The number of active patients has reached 75 thousand. Death figures are also increasing. 161 patients died in the last 24 hours. It is a matter of some relief that for the first time, 20,159 patients were cured in a day.
The eruption of Corona is starting to prove fatal to the people. The infection rate has reached close to 30 percent. Nearly every third person who gets a corona check is getting infected. Corona infection cases have crossed 25 thousand. Corona infection has increased so fast that in the last five days only one lakh three thousand 304 cases have been reported. During this period 685 patients have died.
According to the Health Department, a total of eight lakh 53 thousand 460 cases have been reported in Delhi so far. Out of which seven lakh 66 thousand 398 patients have also been cured. This has reduced the recovery rate of patients from 90.12 percent to 89.79 percent. The death toll has risen to 12,121. However, the death rate has come down from 1.47 percent to 1.42 percent. Currently, there are 74,941 active patients. Out of which 13,887 patients are admitted to hospitals. At the same time, there are 558 patients in Kovid Care Center and 96 patients in Kovid Health Center. Apart from this, the number of patients being treated in home isolation has increased to 34,398.