New Delhi announces week-long lockdown amid ‘critical’ Covid-19 situation

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    #India’s capital New #Delhi will impose a week-long #lockdown from Monday night, officials said, as the megacity struggles to contain a huge surge in #Covid-19 cases with hospitals running out of beds and oxygen supplies low.

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