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Delhi is one of the most impacted states due to coronavirus. The number of new cases are increasing on a regular basis and the government of Delhi announced new curbs and rules. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the state would head for a six days lockdown. More than 23,500 new cases for coronavirus are reported in New Delhi in the last 24 hours. After reviewing the situation in the state, Arvind Kejriwal announced that lockdown from 10 PM to 5 AM till next Monday. He said that the new rise of cases will come to a control and the health system will get improved. Arvind Kejriwal requested the migrant workers not to leave the city during this week's lockdown.
The government of New Delhi deployed two teams with officials to monitor the procurement and supply oxygen and Remdesivir. The office of the Chief Minister tweeted "The Delhi government will now directly oversee the entire procurement and distribution process of both remdesivir injections and medical oxygen to ensure adequate treatment for corona patients in Delhi". Hundreds of migrant workers reached Anand Vihar to return back to return back to their native placed ahead of the lockdown in the state. The markets are full as there would be lockdown for a week in the coming days in Delhi. People gathered in large numbers outside a liquor shop in Khan market and they did not follow the social distancing guidelines. The lockdown ends on 26th announced Arvind Kejriwal.
By Siva Kumar