Delhi government likely to extend lockdown for one more week by May 10

India is witnessing the second wave of COVID-19 cases. The country has been reporting more than three million new daily infections due to the novel coronavirus for several days. More than 1.91 crore COVID-19 cases have been reported in the country since the epidemic started in 2020. The total death rate on May 1 was 2.11 lakh, while 1.56 crore patients have been recovered, 32.68 lakh cases are active across the country. Maharashtra is the most affected state, followed by Kerala, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. As of 1 May, 15.49 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered in India. Earlier, frontline workers were given priority for health care and vaccination. Then, seniors and people 45 years of age or older were made eligible for vaccination with or without comradities. All adults will be able to receive the vaccine from May 1. Registration on the CoWIN application for Phase III vaccination starting 28 April. So far there are 15.06 crores confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide. Of these, 33.06 lakh people have died.

CNV-TV18 reported that in view of the current COVID-19 situation, the Delhi government will extend the ongoing lockdown till May 10, 2021, by May 10, 2021. During this time, the existing COVID-19 guidelines will continue, the Delhi government announced on 1 May. The current coronavirus lockdown in Delhi was scheduled to end on May 3 at 5 am.

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