Delhi is fully ready to relax lockdown restrictions, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: The lockdown has been extended in Delhi for two weeks, but there will be certain relaxations. Delhi government will implement all lockdown relaxations prescribed by home ministry informed CM Arvind Kejriwal.

We need to learn to live with Coronavirus. We are now prepared to deal with the crisis. We have told the central government to seal only containment zones and make the rest of Delhi a green zone. We will not be able to sustain the lockdown for long as the economy is in peril. The revenue has fallen from Rs 3500 Crores in April month of previous years to Rs 300 Crores this year. How will the government function? says Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal .

Delh Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday informed that self employed people like maids, plumber, technicians, etc will be allowed to work from Monday. Addressing an online media briefing, Kejriwal said the Delhi government will implement all lockdown relaxations prescribed by Home Ministry.

“Stationery shops will also be allowed to open…standalone shops and neighbourhood shops for both essential and non-essential items can remain open.. However, e-commerce activities will be permitted for essential goods and items only,” he added.

He further informed that private hospitals all across Delhi will be allowed to function from Monday but with 33 per cent manforce only.

“For the next two weeks, school, colleges, coaching institutes, hotels and restaurants will remain closed across the national capital. Spa, salon and barber shops will also remain closed,” he said.