Not considering lockdown in Delhi; other options open: Gopal Rai


Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai Tuesday mentioned the AAP authorities just isn’t considering imposing a lockdown and is exploring other alternate options it has. 

He additionally mentioned that the central authorities ought to cease the export of coronavirus vaccine and open up inoculation for everybody. 

“The Delhi government is exploring all options and ideas. Night curfew has a role in to check the spread of coronavirus… but the government is not completely dependent on it,” the minister mentioned throughout a press convention.

“We are not considering enforcing a lockdown. I believe we can check the spread through other alternatives,” he mentioned.

Rai mentioned the central authorities ought to open up vaccination for everybody to regulate the state of affairs.

“It is unfortunate that the Centre has set criteria to vaccinate our own people, while it is exporting vaccine to other countries,” he mentioned.

The Delhi authorities Tuesday imposed night time curfew in the nationwide capital from 10 pm to five am until April 30 in view of rising COVID-19 circumstances.

The metropolis recorded 3,548 contemporary circumstances of COVID-19 on Monday, whereas 15 extra individuals succumbed to the an infection taking the dying toll to 11,096, in accordance with the Delhi well being division.

The resolution on night time curfew has been taken in view of rising COVID-19 circumstances in Delhi, an official mentioned.

The case positivity charge in Delhi has additionally risen to five.54 per cent amid an enormous surge in circumstances in the previous couple of weeks.

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