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Capital under curfew, CM's appeal to people after record spike

Apr 17, 2021 12:13 IST | By Editorji News Desk

Life in the national capital has come to a halt as the city went into weekend curfew due to a worrying spike in Covid-19 cases. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has appealed to people to adhere to the restrictions.

The weekend curfew aimed at breaking chain of spiralling coronavirus infections was clamped at 10 pm on Friday and will continue till 5 am on Monday.

The Delhi government and the police have issued e-passes to exempted category people who need to go out during the curfew for necessary services and activities like vaccination, going to railway stations, airports, grocery and fruit and vegetable stalls.

Delhi recorded its highest-ever one-day Covid-19 figures on Friday when 19,486 cases and 141 deaths were reported.

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