COVID-19 situation

During the hearing, the Delhi government submitted that steps are being taken to invite the public at large to make suggestions to contain the COVID-19 infection.

With the festive weekend around the corner, the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the national capital was in 'very poor' category, as per the data released by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), on Friday.

The situation in Delhi is much better. We have taken several steps to reduce deaths due to coronavirus, said Kejriwal

Kejriwal had earlier said that there is an improvement in the COVID-19 situation in the national capital with the recovery rate standing at 88 per cent and only nine per cent of the total confirmed cases were still infected.

His remarks came at his meeting with the Chief Ministers and heads of 21 States and Union Territories on the COVID-19 situation in the country, held via video conferencing.

Sonia Gandhi said the "initial optimism of the Prime Minister that the war against the virus would conclude in 21 days has turned out to be misplaced".

Lieutenant Governors of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh GC Murmu and R K Mathur respectively are also at the meeting.

The company's total retail sales for the quarter ending March 31 were 1.09 lakh vehicles, down 30.9 per cent compared to the same period last year.

This comes as the nationwide lockdown, which was scheduled to end on April 14, was recently extended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi till May 3 to prevent the spread of coronavirus.