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Lockdown extended for a week in Delhi; portal for oxygen monitoring set up

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that lockdown will now remain effective till 5 am on May 3. Kejriwal said that the next course of action will be decided in the coming days depending on how the pandemic situation unfolds in Delhi-NCR. 

Lockdown extended for a week in Delhi-VPN
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New Delhi, First Published Apr 25, 2021, 3:12 PM IST
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Delhi government on Sunday extended the lockdown for a week in the national capital.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that lockdown will now remain effective till 5 am on May 3. Kejriwal said that the next course of action will be decided in the coming days depending on how the pandemic situation unfolds in Delhi-NCR. 

 

 

Delhi on Saturday reported the highest single-day rise in its Covid-19 deaths with 357 more people succumbing to the virus. The city also reported over 24,000 new cases. The national capital's Covid-19 positivity rate has been nearly 36 per cent during the last few days.

To ensure continuous availability of oxygen, the Delhi government has set up a portal where manufacturers, suppliers and hospitals will update supply and consumption data every couple of hours.

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