Corona uncontrollable in Delhi: CM Kejriwal extended lockdown for a week

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Corona uncontrollable in Delhi

Corona uncontrollable in Delhi: CM Kejriwal extended lockdown for a week- The lockdown in Delhi has been extended for a week. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that the lockdown would remain in force till 5 am next Monday (May 3). He said that lockdown is the last weapon against infection. Earlier, the lockdown started in Delhi from 10 pm on 19 April, which was to run till 5 am on 26 April.

Kejriwal once again raised the issue of lack of oxygen. He said that we have been allotted 490 metric tonnes of oxygen from the center, this allotment is not even reaching us. Our daily requirement is 700 MT.

Infection still not subsiding

Kejriwal said that we had imposed a week-long lockdown, which was ending at 6 am tomorrow. This last weapon was against Corona, but the infection is still not decreasing. We talked to everyone and everyone said that lockdown should be imposed. The infection rate reached 36–37% during lockdown. It has decreased in 1-2 days and it has come down to 30. We pray to God that we may be liberated from the corona.

Oxygen deficiency persists

There has been a lot of oxygen problem for the last few days. It is lacking. We need 700 tonnes and the center has allotted 490 tonnes, but this oxygen is not coming to us either. It reached 330 tonnes on Saturday. Oxygen has to come from place to place, but it is not able to reach and due to this the lack of oxygen remains in Delhi.

Over 22 thousand infected in the past day

In the country’s capital Delhi, 22,695 people were found corona positive on Saturday. 23,572 people recovered and 357 died. So far, 10 lakh 04 thousand 782 people have been affected by infection here. Of these, 8 lakh 97 thousand 804 people have been cured, while 13,898 patients have died. There are 93,080 patients who are undergoing treatment.

551 oxygen plants will be built across the country

The Modi government of the Center has taken a big decision regarding the increasing demand for medical oxygen in the country. Under this, 551 oxygen plants will be built across the country. These will be constructed in government hospitals through the PM Cares Fund. The Prime Minister’s Office has said that to increase the availability of oxygen in hospitals, the PM Cares Fund has approved the allocation of funds for setting up of 551 dedicated pressure swing adaption medical oxygen generation plants in public health facilities.

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