Crowds of liquor stores in Delhi, India, do not seem to be the world’s second-largest corona sufferer. They have proved the truth of the seven-day lockdown after the social distance and no masks in the reckless line of the liquor store.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced a week-long lockdown in Delhi. “There will be a lockdown in Delhi from 10 pm on Monday (April 19) to 5 am on the following Monday,” he said. But during this time, medical and food emergency services will continue.
In Delhi’s Khan Market, in areas like Gole Market, crowds of hundreds of shoppers line up in front of one liquor store after another. Pictures of long lines of buyers breaking the Corona Rules to buy alcohol have gone viral on social media.
“I have been drinking for 35 years,” one woman told reporters. Medication is not required. There will be no benefit in vaccination. The comments made in front of the camera have now gone viral in India.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has canceled his visit to India. He was scheduled to visit on April 25.
According to Reuters, British Prime Minister Johnson said on Monday that it was “prudent” to cancel his visit to India due to the “increasing number of Covid-19 infections in India”.
Johnson told reporters, “Narendra Modi (Prime Minister of India) and I have basically come to the conclusion that, sadly, I cannot go ahead with this tour.”
The second wave of Corona is now underway in India. The situation is dire. The number of corona cases in the country has exceeded 15 million. India is second only to the United States in terms of transmission. Under such circumstances, the lockdown in Delhi is expected to start from Monday night.
According to World Meter, 1 crore 50 lakh 61 thousand 919 people have been affected by corona in India so far. Of these, 1 lakh 8 thousand 693 people died. A total of 1 crore 29 lakh 53 thousand 721 people have recovered.