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Lockdown Extended in Delhi by Another Week

The lockdown imposed on April 19 has been extended for the fourth time till May 24 morning.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. Photo: PTI

New Delhi: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced extension of the ongoing lockdown by one more week in the national capital to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The lockdown imposed on April 19 has been extended for the fourth time till May 24 morning. It was scheduled to end at 5 am tomorrow.

The COVID-19 situation has been improving in Delhi with the number of cases and positivity rate going down steadily in the past few days. The chief minister said the lockdown is being extended so that the gains made so far in combating the coronavirus are not lost due to relaxations.

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