The Delhi government has decided to impose a six day long lockdown in the national capital to contain the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.
After a meeting with the Lieutenant Governor today, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today announced that the lockdown will come into effect from tonight which will continue till Monday morning.
He said, people engaged in essential services and facing emergency conditions will be allowed for movement during the lockdown.
Expressing concern over the rising cases of Covid-19 in the City, Mr. Kejriwal said that Delhi is witnessing shortage of several medical supplies, like beds, oxygen and medicines.
He urged the people to follow the Covid-19 appropriate behaviour to contain the spread of this infectious disease.