Coronavirus Pandemic: Delhi Cinema Halls, Schools & Colleges To Remain Shut Until 31st March, Says CM Arvind Kejriwal
Following Kerala, Karnataka and Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi government has just announced that schools and colleges which do not have exams will remain closed till 31st March, in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. India has seen 73 confirmed cases of coronavirus until now, with Delhi having 6 cases.
The government has also ordered all cinema halls to remain shut in Delhi till 31st this month.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal: All cinema halls to remain shut in Delhi till 31st March. Schools and colleges where exams are not being held will also remain closed. #CoronaVirus pic.twitter.com/pbuB1JNFnW
— ANI (@ANI) March 12, 2020
The necessary precautions have been taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 that has already taken thousands of lives around the world. India has seen 73 confirmed cases of the coronavirus till now, with Delhi having 6 of them.
Schools and colleges to be closed till 31st march
All cinema halls shut till 31st March
All public places - such as malls etc will have to be compulsorily disinfected. #COVID #CoronavirusPandemic
— Marya Shakil (@maryashakil) March 12, 2020
Finally #Delhi goes into lockdown mode over #CoronavirusPandemic
This was due for sometime.
Other public places like Courts too should be shutdown. Minimize the risk of outbreak.#COVIDー19 @TweetinderKaul @pathaklawyer @jgopikrishnan70 @AankhiGM https://t.co/ojU2DkxIGo
— Krishna Kant Sharma (@krishnakant_75) March 12, 2020
Speaking to the media, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal also said that quarantine facilities are also being arranged in hospitals for expected people in Delhi.
"We have sufficient beds for quarantine facility, under-construction hospitals are also being prepared for quarantine. Over 500 beds are ready for sick people. Today we have declared this as an epidemic in Deli, public places, malls, shops, public and private offices have to be disinfected every day."
Photo from India Today
Earlier, PM Modi also tweeted asking Indians not to panic and to take the necessary precautions to stay safe.
Say No to Panic, Say Yes to Precautions.
No Minister of the Central Government will travel abroad in the upcoming days. I urge our countrymen to also avoid non-essential travel.
We can break the chain of spread and ensure safety of all by avoiding large gatherings.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 12, 2020
In a press briefing, the Ministry of External Affairs advised against conducting IPL and also asked the people to avoid unnecessary travel.
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