Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that there was a need to remove the age criteria over the process of Covid-19 vaccination. Also, he ruled out any possibility of lockdown in Delhi amid second wave of coronavirus.
Arvind Kejriwal said that "If we have enough doses and age criteria was removed, we could vaccinate people within 2-3 months in Delhi." He also said that Delhi, currently, has COVID-19 vaccine for 7-10 days.
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Even as he said that there will be no lockdown in Delhi and that the new restrictions would be imposed soon.
Amid the second wave of coronavirus, the Delhi Chief Minister, on Friday, announced closure of all schools and colleges in the national capital. "Due to increasing cases of Covid-19, all schools, government and private, in Delhi are being closed for all classes till further orders," Kejriwal tweeted.
Several states/UTs including Delhi have announced fresh restrictions including night curfews and weekend lockdowns amid a new wave that pushed infection numbers to record highs.
In an order to contain the spread of the pandemic, Delhi government on April 6 imposed a night curfew between 10pm and 5am till April 30.
Delhi, on Friday, reported 8,521 new Covid-19 cases making it the highest single-day spike in this year.
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