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No lockdown in Delhi if people continue to wear masks, says Kejriwal

During a virtual press conference Sunday, Delhi CM said rising Covid cases is a matter of concern but there's no need to panic and there is no plan to impose lockdown as of now.

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New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that there is no plan to impose lockdown as of now and there will be no lockdown if people wear masks.

He said that on Sunday the city is likely to report 22,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours.

He appealed to the public to wear masks and not panic.

“Rising COVID-19 cases is a matter of concern but there is no need to panic. Very few people are getting hospitalised. Wearing mask is very important. There will be no lockdown if you continue to wear mask. There is no plan to impose lockdown as of now,” Kejriwal said in a virtual press conference.

The CM said that he along with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and the Centre are keeping a close eye on the Covid situation.

“Our attempt is to impose minimum restrictions so livelihoods are not affected,” Kejriwal said.

This report is auto-generated from PTI news service. ThePrint holds no responsibility for its content.


Also read: Delhi records 20,181 new Covid cases, 7 deaths in last 24 hours, positivity rate at 19.6%


 

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