Complete lockdown in INDIA for 14 days 9 May 2021

One time again its need to be complete lockdown under the New Delhi: With the coronavirus situation in India spiralling out of control, pressure mounted on the Narendra Modi-led government to impose a strict nationwide lockdown. In the last 24 hours, the country, for the first time witnessed more than 4,000 deaths and over 4 lakh daily cases for the fourth consecutive time in a week. Several medical experts, Opposition leaders and Supreme Court judges have asked the government to implement lockdown as it seems to be the only option with the virus spreading across cities and towns, which hospitals are running out of oxygen, beds. Also Read - COVID Treatment at Hospitals: Govt Allows Cash Payment of Over Rs 2 Lakh | Details Of New Rule Here.Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, in his letter to PM Modi, suggested that the government should not be concerned about the economic impact of the lockdown as the human cost of the spread of the virus would have tragic consequences for the people. Launching a scathing attack on the Centre, Gandhi said that ‘GOI’s failures have made another devastating national lockdown almost inevitable’. Also Read - Coronavirus Impact: Vegetable Prices Skyrocket in Delhi-NCR; Rates of Citrus Fruits Almost Doubled
“Your government’s lack of a clear and coherent Covid and vaccination strategy, as well as its hubris in declaring premature victory as the virus was exponentially spreading, has placed India in a highly dangerous position: today the disease is growing explosively. It is currently on the verge of overwhelming all of our systems. GOI’s failures have made another devastating national lockdown almost inevitable,” he told PM Modi. Also Read - Full Lockdown Imposed in Mizoram For 7 Days From May 10: Check Full List of Restrictions More Info at :

On the other hand, speaking to news channels, Dr. Randeep Guleria, AIIMS chief and a government health expert, said a complete, aggressive lockdown is needed, especially in areas where more than 10% of those tested have contracted COVID-19.Similarly, Srinath Reddy, president of the Public Health Foundation of India, a public-private consultancy, asserted that different states were experiencing different intensities of the epidemic, but a “coordinated countrywide strategy” is need of the hour.Earlier this week, a three-member bench of Supreme Court, comprising Justice D Y Chandrachud, Justice L Nageswara Rao and Justice Ravindra Bhat had asked the government to ”consider imposing lockdown to break the chain in the interest of public welfare”.  “We are cognizant of the socio-economic impact of a lockdown, specifically, on the marginalized communities… thus, in case the measure of a lockdown is imposed, arrangements must be made beforehand to cater to the needs of these communities”, the bench directed.