New Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday (April 25) the city-state would continue to be under a lockdown till May 3, as coronavirus cases continue to rise in India.
India’s number of cases surged by 349,691 in the past 24 hours, the fourth straight day of record peaks, and hospitals in Delhi and across the country are turning away patients after running out of medical oxygen and beds.
Nationwide, the total number of infections totaled 16.96 million, the death toll was 192,311, and the overnight death toll was 2,767.
According to the Ministry of Health, the capital of India exceeds 20 million. So far, 10,04,782 cases and 13,898 deaths have been reported.