The lockdown has been extended for a week on Saturday in the national capital Delhi amid the second wave of Corona virus released in the country. This information has been given by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal himself by tweeting. It is known that like many other states and union territories of the country, the situation in Delhi is also very serious due to Corona virus. More than 300 people have lost their lives for the last several days.
In Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal last Sunday gave information about extending the lockdown period for a week. Under this, the lockdown was to remain till Monday morning, but in view of the present situation of Corona, the Chief Minister has announced to increase the lockdown once again today. Giving this information, Arvind Kejriwal tweeted, “Lockdown in Delhi has been extended for a week”.
In the midst of the pandemics of the epidemic, patients in Delhi are facing a variety of problems. While there is a shortage of beds in hospitals, in many places patients are going to die due to lack of oxygen. At Batra Hospital in Delhi, 12 patients lost their lives on Saturday due to lack of oxygen. At the same time, important instructions have been given today in the case of hearing in the Delhi High Court regarding oxygen and corona virus. The court has ordered the central government to supply 490 metric tonnes of oxygen to Delhi. At the same time, the court has rebuked that if the Center does not provide so much oxygen to Delhi, then action will be taken under contempt.
At the same time, in order to give some relief to Delhi, which is facing the lack of oxygen, another oxygen express has also left for the national capital, taking oxygen from Durgapur in West Bengal. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted on Saturday, “Oxygen tankers are being placed from Durgapur in West Bengal on the Oxygen Express to provide Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to patients in Delhi.” The first train of this type from Chhattisgarh. It reached Delhi, through which 70 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen was transported.
Let us know that 375 more patients died due to Corona virus infection in Delhi on Friday, while 27,047 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported. The rate of infection was 32.69 percent. Friday was the ninth consecutive day when more than 300 deaths occurred due to Corona virus infection in Delhi. According to the bulletin, the total number of infected in Delhi has increased to 11,49,333 of which more than 10.33 lakhs have become infection free. The dead number is 16,147. A total of 82,745 samples were examined during this period.