Delhi-NCR Covid lockdown news live: No Covishield, Covaxin only for 45+ at 4 sites in Gurugram

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Delhi-NCR Covid lockdown news live: No Covishield, Covaxin only for 45+ at 4 sites in Gurugram

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The lockdown in Delhi has been extended by yet another week without any relaxation in current restrictions, including suspension of Metro services and a ban on weddings in public places. CM Arvind Kejriwal said continuing the lockdown for the fifth week was necessary to ensure the trend of decline in Covid-19 cases and positivity rate continues. “We do not want the gains made in the past few days to be lost all of a sudden,” he said. The capital on Sunday recorded 6,456 new Covid-19 cases while the positivity rate dipped further to 10.40%, the lowest in a month and a half. The number of Covid-19 fatalities, however, remained high at 262. Demanding support for thousands of traders in retail and wholesale markets, who are facing major losses since last year because of the lockdown, around 15 market associations wrote to the chief minister, LG and head of the department concerned for rebates and relief packages for them to revive their businesses. Stay with us for all live updates from across Delhi-NCR.Read Less

THE TIMES OF INDIA | May 17, 2021, 08:52:06 IST

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