New Delhi: Lockdown in Delhi has been extended by another week, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday.
“We are extending the lockdown by one more week in Delhi,” Kejriwal said at a virtual press meet.
The national capital recorded 6,500 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, the Chief Minister said, adding the city’s test positivity rate dropped to 11 per cent.
He also announced that the Delhi government has set up ‘Oxygen Concentrator Bank’ in every district, which would provide doorstep delivery to patients who are in home isolation.
“It is essential to provide oxygen to COVID patients, on time. We have started this for such patients. 200 such banks have been set up in every district. Our team will provide the concentrator at the doorstep of patients in home isolation if needed,” he added.
The Chief Minister said that each bank will have 200 oxygen concentrators, adding that for those who need oxygen, the government team will reach them in two hours.