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No relaxation of lockdown restrictions in Delhi, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

Updated: April 19, 2020 3:01 pm

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that his Government has decided not to relax lockdown restrictions in the national capital as of now. In a digital press conference today, Mr Kejriwal said, Delhi Government will assess the situation again after one week. He said, coronavirus has started spreading in Delhi hence containment zones increasing, but situation remains under control.

Kejriwal said, there have been instances where people without symptoms were found infected by COVID-19. The Chief Minister cited the Tablighi Jamaat markaz incident as the reason for the spread of the virus, pointing out that Delhi accounts for 12 per cent of the cases due to Tablighi Jamaat, detected across country.

Meanwhile, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that out of 736 corona tests conducted yesterday in Delhi, 186 have come positive. In a tweet, Mr. Sisodia said, this is not a good sign and areas where corona patients have been found have been sealed and declared as hotspots. He appealed people to stay in their homes.

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