“One private hospital informed us that around 3 am, the night before yesterday, it had almost no oxygen left. It was with great difficulty that it managed to procure oxygen. We are falling short of medicines, especially Remdesivir,” Kejriwal said.
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) welcomed the Delhi government’s decision as a much-needed step to break the chain of the virus. Sharing an estimate, CAIT
said that there would be a loss of business to the tune of Rs 600 crore per day in Delhi.
Prominent commercial markets of Delhi in a meeting held on Sunday had decided to self impose a lockdown until April 25. “Delhi's trade organisations are fully geared up to the extent that no person in Delhi should not face any problem in obtaining their essential commodities,” a statement by CAIT
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