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Lockdown in Delhi continues with more relaxation: Arvind Kejriwal

By Rajan Nath -- June 05, 2021 12:06 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Amid a dip in daily new cases of coronavirus, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that the lockdown in the national capital will continue while markets will be opened on an odd-even basis.

He said that the lockdown in Delhi continues with more relaxation in other activities as markets and malls would be opened on an odd-even basis, Arvind Kejriwal said.

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Coronavirus Delhi: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced lockdown in national capital will continue while markets will be opened odd-even.

Even as he said that the Delhi Metro would resume its services with 50 percent capacity.

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Coronavirus Delhi: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced lockdown in national capital will continue while markets will be opened odd-even.

Meanwhile, the private offices will be allowed to function with 50 percent of staff. The Group A staff of government offices will be allowed to function with 100 percent, group B with 50 percent staff, Kejriwal said.

Coronavirus Delhi: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced lockdown in national capital will continue while markets will be opened odd-even.

Furthermore, he said that Delhi is ready to combat the third wave of coronavirus. We have set up a pediatric task force."

"With an expected third wave of COVID-19, 420 tonnes of oxygen storage capacity is being prepared," he said, adding that "We have also spoken to Indraprastha Gas limited to produce 150 tones of oxygen."

Two genome sequencing labs to be set up for detection of new variants, if any, said Delhi CM.

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