Coronavirus infection continues to wreak havoc in Delhi. Amidst all this, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has extended a week-long lockdown in the national capital. The lockdown in Delhi has now been extended till 5:00 am next Monday. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that during the lockdown we saw the positivity rate go up by 36-37%. We have not seen such an infection rate in Delhi till date. He said that there has been a slight decrease in the infection rate in the last one to two days and today it is below 30%.
Kejriwal said that Delhi needs 700 tones of oxygen, we have been allocated 480 tones of oxygen from the central government, and yesterday the central government has allocated 10 tonnes more, now Delhi has been allocated 490 tones of oxygen. But even this entire allocation is not coming to Delhi, 330-335 tones of oxygen reached Delhi yesterday. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced a six-day lockdown on April 19, which would be in force till 5 am on Monday. This lockdown was implemented to break the link of infection and strengthen the health infrastructure.