Delhi’s monthlong lockdown to be lifted gradually from May 31: Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today announced that process to lift the city's month-long Covid-19 induced lockdown will start from May 31.
"At a meeting of Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Friday, it was decided that the lockdown be lifted gradually. In the process, we have to take care of the lowest strata first ... daily wagers, labourers, migrant workers," he said, reports our New Delhi correspondent.
It has been decided to open factories and allow construction activities, Kejriwal also told the media.
Every week, based on the opinions of experts and people, the government will continue the unlock process, he added.
"After facing so many problems, we have gained control over the second wave (of the pandemic) somehow. This doesn't mean the fight has ended. The situation is under control for now. In the last 24 hours, the positivity rate stood at around 1.5 percent," the minister also said.