Delhi lockdown extended by a week till May 3: CM Kejriwal

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New Delhi (NVI) The ongoing lockdown in Delhi has been extended by a week till May 3, to stem the rapid spread of deadly virus in the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today.

Addressing a virtual conference, Kejriwal said that coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in Delhi and the public opinion is that lockdown should increase, so it is being extended by one week.

The lockdown, which was to end tomorrow-April 26 (Monday) at 5 am, has now been extended to May 3 (Monday-5 am).

Meanwhile, the rules of lockdown will remain same. Only essential services and government offices will be allowed. People employed with private offices will have to work from home.

Apart from that, gyms, malls, spas, and auditoriums will remain closed during the lockdown. Groceries and dairy/milk shops are allowed.