New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced the first move to revive the economic activities of construction and factories in order to remove the lockdown restrictions in a phased manner from May 31.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that coronavirus cases in Delhi have been steadily decreasing, infection rate has been 1.5% in the last 24 hours and there have been around 1100 cases of corona. In view of this, construction activities and factories are being opened from Monday morning.
“This lockdown would go on till 5 am on Monday. After that we will start the unlocking process. Keeping in mind the daily wagers, construction activities and factories will be reopened from Monday,” he said.
He said that during a discussion with Lt. Governor Anil Baijal at the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) meeting held today to discuss the process of unlock (relaxation of restrictions) in the capital Delhi in view of decreasing cases of Covid-19.
“We will continue the process of slowly opening the lockdown on the basis of week to week public suggestions and expert opinion, provided the corona does not start growing again,” Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.
Significantly, while announcing the extension of the lockdown period in Delhi on Saturday, the Delhi Chief Minister had said that the process of unlocking will start from May 31, if the cases of Covid-19 and the decrease in infection rate continue.