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Delhi L-G asks officials to implement COVID lockdown strictly, identify potential 'super-spreader areas'

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal also asked officials to review Covid-19 situation on a daily basis and submit a consolidated report to him by 7 pm every day.

Published: 04th May 2021 08:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th May 2021 10:12 AM   |  A+A-

Exhausted workers, who bring dead bodies for cremation, sit on the rear step of an ambulance inside a crematorium, in New Delhi.

Exhausted workers, who bring dead bodies for cremation, sit on the rear step of an ambulance inside a crematorium, in New Delhi. (File Photo | AP)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: In view of a rapid surge in coronavirus cases in Delhi, Lt Governor Anil Baijal Tuesday directed district magistrates and DCPs to conduct intensive survey in their areas and identify potential "super-spreader" sites.

In his letters to Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Khirwar and Police Commissioner S N Srivastava, Baijal directed them to take all-out measures for strict enforcement of the ongoing lockdown in the national capital.

The lieutenant governor also asked them to review Covid-19 situation on a daily basis and submit a consolidated report to him by 7 pm every day.

The national capital had on Monday reported a record 448 Covid-19 deaths and 18,043 cases, with a positivity rate of 29.56 percent.

This was the third day on the trot that the capital recorded over 400 fatalities due to the deadly virus.

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