New Delhi: In the wake of rising coronavirus cases, markets in the national capital might close their shutters once again. However, a final call will be taken on Sunday as the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has sought opinion from the traders the same. Also Read - Asia Cup Postponed to June 2021 Due to Coronavirus Pandemic
The traders’ body said it has started an online survey among trade organisations of Delhi, seeking their opinion whether the city”s markets should be shut in view of the projected figure of cases in the capital. Also Read - Did You Know? Self-Isolation May Increase Susceptibility to COVID-19
This comes after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy predicted that there possibility of 5.32 lakh coronavirus infection cases in the capital city by the end of July. Also Read - Bihar Lockdown Extension News: After Patna, Bihar Imposes Week-long Complete Shutdown in Bhagalpur, Nawada, Buxar, Kaimur, Purnea Districts
Meanwhile, Delhi’s COVID-19 tally crossed 36,000-mark yesterday after the national capital recorded 2,137 fresh coronavirus cases yesterday, the highest single-day spike. The death toll due to the disease climbed to 1,214.
This was the first time when over 2,000 cases were reported in a day in Delhi. The previous highest spike in fresh cases — 1,877– was recorded on June 11.