Coronavirus declared epidemic in Delhi, Kejriwal announces closure of Schools, Cinema Halls

New Delhi, March 12, 2020-

The Delhi government on Thursday declared coronavirus as an epidemic with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announcing that all cinema halls will be shut till March 31 to check the spread of the virus.

The chief minister said schools and colleges where no examination is underway will also be closed.

“We are continuing the ongoing measures to check the spread of coronavirus in Delhi. Along with that, we have decided to close all the cinema halls and schools which are not having examination till March 31,” Kejriwal told the media.

Kejriwal made the announcement after meeting Delhi Lt-Governor Anil Baijal.

He said there are sufficient beds for quarantine facilities.

“Empty flats of DUSIB and under construction hospitals will also be readied,” he said.  (Agency)


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