Arvind Kejriwal announces six-day lockdown in Delhi

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that Delhi will be under a six-day lockdown from 10 pm tonight to 5 am next Monday.

The COVID-19 situation is escalating and a lockdown is necessary in order to break the chain. Only essential services will be allowed.

Mr Kejriwal also appealed to migrant workers not to leave Delhi during this small lockdown.

All private offices will ‘Work From Home’ mode. Only government offices and essential services will be open.

Banks, ATMs, insurance offices will operate, home deliveries and takeaways will also be allowed. As ICU beds are almost over and oxygen levels have gone critically low in the city.

Delhi recorded its daily Covid-19 tally as 25,462 fresh cases. Before announcing the lockdown Delhi CM had met with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.

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