New Delhi: The Delhi government has decided to extend the lockdown in the state by another week due to surge in the Covid-19 cases, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Sunday.
Kejriwal was addressing a presser in the Indian capital and said that the situation due to pandemic has worsened.
“The corona situation had worsened, which is why we started a 6-day lockdown last week, which ends tomorrow morning. With cases rising at a rapid rate, it was necessary for us to start a lockdown,” Kejriwal was quoted as having said by Indian Express. he said.
India recorded 3,49,391 Covid-19 cases and 2,767 deaths on Saturday. Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat and Kerala contributed 54 per cent of the cases.