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Covid-19 in India: One-week curfew in Delhi from tonight

Web Report/Delhi
Filed on April 19, 2021 | Last updated on April 19, 2021 at 11.51 pm
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A weekend curfew was already on in the capital but has now been extended.

Delhi will be under a complete curfew from Monday night to the morning of April 26.

Covid-19: India's daily cases rise by record 273,810

According to NDTV, the one-week curfew extends the weekend curfew that was already in place in the capital.

The move comes amidst a record rise in Covid cases in the city, with new 25,462 cases being recorded on Sunday alone. Delhi also shows a nearly 30 per cent positivity rate, with almost every third sample being tested turning out Covid-positive.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said less than 100 ICU beds are available in hospitals in the capital.

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