Delhi extend lockdown by a week; UP does likewise with curfew

9th May 2021

9th May 2021

Delhi has extended the lockdown while Uttar Pradesh have extended the curfew, both by another week, in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

In Delhi, this time even the metro services would be suspended. The lockdown would remain in force till May 17, 5 a.m. 

The positivity rate in the Capital presently is 23 per cent, which is still very high even though the peak of 35 per cent was in mid-April. 

This is the fourth week of lockdown in India’s Capital. 

Meanwhile, the Uttar Pradesh government has extended the curfew till May 17. 

“Partial `corona curfew’ imposed in Uttar Pradesh has been extended till May 17,” additional chief secretary information Navneet Sehgal said. 

 

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