Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited the vaccination centre at Radha Soami Satsang Beas in the national capital on May 05. The centre has been launched by BLK-Max Super Speciality Hospital. Kejriwal reviewed the vaccination process there. Large number of beneficiaries reached the centre to get the vaccine jab. CM Kejriwal said, "The vaccination drive is underway in Delhi in both private and government sectors. The only problem, we may face in future is of vaccine supply as we need it in large scale. We can finish the vaccine process within three months if we get sufficient supply of vaccine."
After lockdown in Delhi was extended by another week, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on May 04 announced free ration for all card holders for next two months in the national capital. He further declared a help of Rs 5,000 to all auto-rickshaw drivers and taxi drivers in Delhi. "We have decided that all ration card holders in Delhi, around 72 lakhs in number, will be given free ration for the next 2 months. It doesn't mean that the lockdown will continue for 2 months. It is just being done to help the poor going through financial issues. All auto-rickshaw drivers and taxi drivers in Delhi will be given Rs 5,000 each by Delhi government so that they get a little help during this financial crisis," said CM Kejriwal.
In the view of the lockdown imposed in Delhi from 10 pm today till 5am on April 26, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation announced that the services would be available during the morning (8 am to 10 am) and evening (5 pm to 7 pm) peak hours across the network with a headway (frequency) of 30 minutes. For rest of the hours of the day, metro rail services across the network will be available with a frequency of 60 minutes only. Services during this period can be availed only by the exempted category of people on the production of the valid ID cards.
Petrol and diesel prices in the national capital after a slight increase stood at Rs 90.99 and Rs 81.42 per litre, respectively on May 06. Prices rose by 25 paisa and 30 paisa respectively in Delhi. In Mumbai, the prices of petrol and diesel jumped by 22 paisa and 30 paisa to Rs 97.34 and Rs 88.49. The price of petrol and diesel in Chennai was Rs 92.90 and Rs 86.35 per litre respectively and Rs 90.92 and Rs 83.98 per litre in Kolkata.