‘Lockdown begins in Delhi’: Arvind Kejriwal urges residents to join fight against COVID-19

Delhi went under lockdown from today to contain the spread of contagious coronavirus.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday morning urged people in the city to join the fight against coronavirus. He also reminded residents of previous successful efforts to fight air pollution with odd-even scheme.

“Lockdown in Delhi starts today. My Delhiites, you faced personal troubles and contributed in fight against pollution whenever odd-even was implemented. You embraced the campaign against dengue. I am confident that you will join this fight against COVID-19 and cooperate with the lockdown to keep your families safe,” Kejriwal tweeted.

India on Sunday reported three more deaths due to coronavirus as the total death toll reaches seven and the number of Coronavirus cases reached 390.

Maharashtra has the highest number of cases, followed by Kerala, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka.

The country on Sunday observed unprecedented shutdown ‘Janta Curfew’, called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to stop the spread of Coronavirus disease.

Indian Railways has cancelled all the passenger trains till March 31 to curb the spread of Coronavirus.