Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced a six-day lockdown in the national capital. The lockdown in Delhi comes in effect from Monday, 10 pm April 19 and will remain till 5 am on April 26, next Monday.
The announcement by the Delhi CM comes as the national capital is witnessing the fourth wave of COVID-19. Arvind Kejriwal said that the health system of Delhi has been stretched to its limit and is under stress.
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He added, “Harsh measures will have to be taken to prevent a collapse of the health system.”
Delhi on Sunday recorded over 25,000 COVID-19 cases, which is the biggest single-day spike ever.