A deadly surge of Covid-19 wave in India is finally facing a dip as the number of corona cases decreases, Government is easing lockdown restrictions.
Ease in lockdown
Delhi and Mumbai eases lockdown restrictions as second wave of virus curbs.
Markets and shopping malls in New Delhi will be allowed to reopen in a further easing of the Covid-19 lockdown.
Chief minister of Delhi said, metro services will be resumed from Monday at 50% capacity.
“It is important to bring the economy back on track now that the Covid-19 situation improving. We pray that the situation remains the same.” Kejriwal said
Markets and malls will operate on alternate days, with half of them open on any given day.
Offices can also reopen at half capacity still, work from home is offered.
Mumbai, the economic power hub of India will ease restrictions according to a five level plan, depending on infection rates.
In level one areas – All shops, restaurants and malls will be allowed to reopen in areas having less than 5 % infection rates.
In level five areas – Areas having infections rate above 20% will have restricted movements.
Covid and lockdown situation:
Daily cases dropped to 120,000 from 400,000
A total of 344,082 people have lost their lives to corona.
The devastating second wave of corona virus was blamed on the new variant and authorities. According to critique, if measures would have been taken at correct time such dire consequences can be averted.
If Covid guidelines and restrictions were religiously implemented there could have been a greater chance of saving millions of precious lives that are just gone due to sheer negligence.
India’s vaccination drive is making slow progress. So far 180 million people, only 14% of the population, have received first dose while 45 million people, that accounts for 3.4% of the population, have received the second shot.