Delhi Covid situation continues to be grim; lockdown relaxation unlikely from Monday

The Coronavirus situation in Delhi continues to be grim. According Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, the risk of Covid spread is increasing and urged all residents to stay indoors. Reports suggest that out of the 736 cases tested on Saturday 186 have turned positive. The Delhi government has decided not to relax the lockdown from Monday as announced by the Centre.

“Of the 736 corona tests conducted in Delhi on Saturday, 186 tested positive. These are not good signs. Areas where corona patients have been found were sealed and declared hotspots. The risk of corona has not gone away. It is increasing. Appeal to all, stay in homes,” Sisodia tweeted.

In Delhi, about 1,900 coronavirus cases have been reported so far, with 43 deaths. While 207 have recovered, 1,643 cases are active as on Sunday morning. About 80 containment zones have been set up across the city after corona cases were found in various localities.