Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the lockdown in the national capital, which was about to end at 5 am on Monday, has been further extended further with more relaxation. The construction activity and factory work have already been opened up in Delhi. Kejriwal further noted that if the COVID-19 situation remains under control, more economic activities will be resumed in the coming weeks.
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Kejriwal also announced that the AAP government has set up a pediatric task force and two genome sequencing labs will also be set up to detect new COVID-19 variants.
"Delhi government is preparing for the third wave of COVID-19 keeping in mind that 37,000 daily cases may be reported at its peak and making arrangements for beds, ICUs, and medicines," the Delhi CM stated.
Edited by Mehak Agarwal; with agency inputs
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