Delhi defies social distancing norms, doctors say brace for COVID-19 ‘explosion’

NEW DELHI -- In India's capital, Delhi, thousands of commuters crowded into underground train stations and shopping malls on Tuesday, prompting some doctors to warn it could lead to a

6/15/2021 3:43:00 PM

In India’s capital, Delhi, thousands of commuters crowded into underground train stations and shopping malls on Tuesday, prompting some doctors to warn it could lead to a resurgence in COVID-19 infections. | Reuters

NEW DELHI -- In India's capital, Delhi, thousands of commuters crowded into underground train stations and shopping malls on Tuesday, prompting some doctors to warn it could lead to a

Thousands died in the capital in May, as oxygen supplies all but vanished and families pleaded on social media over scarce hospital beds.People paid 20 times the usual price to secure ambulances and hearses, many died in parking lots, and morgues ran out of space.

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“Delhi’s top #mall saw a footfall of 19,000 people last weekend- as soon as it reopened. Have we gone totally mad?” Ambrish Mithal of Max HealthCare in New Delhi said on Twitter. “Wait for #COVID19 to explode again- and blame the government, hospitals, country.”

In the early hours of Tuesday, Delhi’s underground rail network put out alerts on Twitter about peak traffic and longer waits, responding to angry commuters angry about long queues.After a strict five-week lockdown in Delhi, authorities have fully re-opened shops and malls, and allowed restaurants to have 50% seating. Suburban rail networks can run at 50% capacity, and offices have been partially reopened. headtopics.com

Vaccinations have slowed, however; the city government said inoculation centres for people ages 18-44 would start shutting down on Tuesday, as doses were scarce.“Delhi ought to have unlocked far more scientifically. We are inviting trouble!” Arvinder Singh Soin, a surgeon and leading liver transplant specialist, said on Twitter.

ADVERTISEMENTNationwide, India reported 60,471 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, the lowest number since March 31, data from the health ministry showed.The South Asian country’s total COVID-19 caseload now stands at 29.57 million, the second-highest globally behind the United States.

India added 2,726 deaths overnight, taking the overall tally to 377,031, data showed.For more news about the novel coronavirus clickWhat you need to know about Coronavirus.For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

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