Another Week, Another lockdown in Delhi; 3rd May 2021, 5 am announces Delhi CM, Mr. Arvind Kejriwal.
Conditions of extended lockdown would be the same with an essential worker’s permit to travel showing their identity cards, and others with an e-pass.
Delhi CM Mr. Arvind Kejriwal announced an extended lockdown till 3rd May 2021 5 am. Delhi CM Mr. Arvind Kejriwal announced that there would be another lockdown for Delhi people as the cases of COVID 19 are still not under control.
Delhi is standing on the same page with a lack of oxygen concentrator, oxygen cylinders, unavailability of Remdesivir.
Delhi will now be facing extended lockdown till 3rd May 2021, 5 am (17:00 hours IST).
AAP Leader and Delhi CM Mr. Arvind Kejriwal also mentioned that Lockdown is the last resort to help people stay safe and prevented the effects of coronavirus
“The lockdown was ending at 5 am tomorrow. The extension was necessary as cases are not going down. Everyone, including traders and common people, said that it should be extended. Over the past week, we saw that the positivity rate had reached 36-37%. We have not seen such high figures in Delhi before. Today, it has come down to 29%, but that does not mean that the coronavirus is ending. We will have to wait and watch and fight it out,” he added.
Officials said that the terms of the lockdown would remain the same, with essential workers being allowed to travel by showing their identity cards and others being able to apply for an e-pass.
Kejriwal also spoke about the oxygen shortage that has been plaguing hospitals in the national capital. “The center had allotted us 480 tonnes, which was increased to 490 tonnes yesterday. We need around 700 tonnes, but we are not getting more than 335. This shortfall is becoming an issue at the hospitals. Ministers and MLAs are making calls and coordinating. In some cases, we fail, while in others, we do succeed. I thank all those who are making efforts to help,” the Chief Minister said.
He also announced the launch of an application where manufacturers, suppliers, and hospitals will have to share the status of oxygen at their end so that the government can gauge the demand and supply and, as such, predict the possibility of a shortage.