Apart from Delhi, other states including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Punjab also suggested to increase the lockdown.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, after talking to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through video conferencing with Chief Ministers of other states, tweeted that the Prime Minister has taken the right to increase the lockdown. He wrote in his tweet- “The Prime Minister has taken the right decision to increase the lockdown. Today, the situation in India is better than many developed countries because we had already decided to start the lockdown. If it is finished now then all Efforts will be made again. The decision to increase the lockdown is necessary. “
During the video conferencing, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal made three important points. He said, “Lockdown should be extended by at least 30th April. This decision should be done at the national level, if the states decide at their level then it will not have that much effect. Thirdly, if any kind of relaxation is done then any Transport should not open in Surat. No rail, no road, no air. Apart from Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Punjab and other states have also increased lockdown. Ujav had.
After the meeting is over, there are indications that the lockdown can be extended for 15 days. PM Modi’s meeting with the Chief Ministers regarding the Corona virus is over. Most of the chief ministers have advocated for increased lockdown. At the same time, PM Modi has indicated to increase the lockdown by two weeks.
So far 239 people have died of COVID-19 in India and 7,447 cases of corona infection have been reported. According to the latest data released on Saturday by the Ministry of Health, in the last 24 hours, a total of 1035 new cases of corona have come in the country and 40 people have died. This is the highest number of cases and deaths in 24 hours so far. However, there is some relief that 643 people have been cured of this disease so far. To prevent the spread of coronavirus, the lockdown has been done till 14 April across the country.