Photos: Delhi reports lowest single-day caseload in 27 days; lockdown extended

  • On May 9, Delhi reported 13,336 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the fewest in a day since April 12. The fatality numbers also dropped below the 300 mark for the first time in 18 days. 19,344 people have died of Covid-19 in Delhi until May 9. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal meanwhile, extended the lockdown in Delhi by another week on May 9. With this, Delhi has extended its lockdown for the third consecutive time and the new restrictions will remain in place till 5am on May 17.
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A Covid-19 patient breathes with oxygen support during a community service drive by Gurdwara Damdama Sahib in New Delhi on May 6. Delhi recorded 13,336 new Covid-19 cases on May 9, the fewest in a day since April 12, as the test positivity rate also continued its steady drop, falling to 21.67%, the lowest since April 16.(Ajay Aggarwal / HT Photo)

A Covid-19 patient breathes with oxygen support during a community service drive by Gurdwara Damdama Sahib in New Delhi on May 6. Delhi recorded 13,336 new Covid-19 cases on May 9, the fewest in a day since April 12, as the test positivity rate also continued its steady drop, falling to 21.67%, the lowest since April 16.(Ajay Aggarwal / HT Photo)

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Men loading oxygen cylinders into an autorickshaw at Sarojini Nagar Bus Depot in New Delhi on May 9. Delhi had logged 11,491 fresh cases of the infection on April 12, and recorded a test positivity rate of 19.69% on April 16.(Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

Men loading oxygen cylinders into an autorickshaw at Sarojini Nagar Bus Depot in New Delhi on May 9. Delhi had logged 11,491 fresh cases of the infection on April 12, and recorded a test positivity rate of 19.69% on April 16.(Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

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Covid-19 victims being cremated at Nigambodh Ghat cremation ground in New Delhi on May 9. The fatality numbers also dropped below the 300 mark for the first time in 18 days, as 273 more people died of the infection on May 9.(Atul Yadav / PTI)

Covid-19 victims being cremated at Nigambodh Ghat cremation ground in New Delhi on May 9. The fatality numbers also dropped below the 300 mark for the first time in 18 days, as 273 more people died of the infection on May 9.(Atul Yadav / PTI)

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Shaheed Bhagat Singh Sewa Dal volunteers collecting ashes of Covid-19 victims, at Old Seemapuri cremation ground in New Delhi, on May 7. Since March 2 last year, more than 1.32 million Covid-19 cases have been recorded in Delhi, of which 1.22 million have recovered and 19,344 have died, according to government records.(Manvender Vashist / PTI)

Shaheed Bhagat Singh Sewa Dal volunteers collecting ashes of Covid-19 victims, at Old Seemapuri cremation ground in New Delhi, on May 7. Since March 2 last year, more than 1.32 million Covid-19 cases have been recorded in Delhi, of which 1.22 million have recovered and 19,344 have died, according to government records.(Manvender Vashist / PTI)

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Security personnel manning barricades at Connaught Place during a Covid-19 induced lockdown in New Delhi on May 9. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on May 9 extended the lockdown in Delhi by another week and emphasised on scaled-up restrictions.(HT Photo)

Security personnel manning barricades at Connaught Place during a Covid-19 induced lockdown in New Delhi on May 9. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on May 9 extended the lockdown in Delhi by another week and emphasised on scaled-up restrictions.(HT Photo)

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A DMRC metro train moves through Mayur Vihar in New Delhi on May 9. Metro rail services have been completely suspended for seven days starting May 10 and wedding ceremonies banned as well in public areas, HT reported.(Amal KS / HT Photo)

A DMRC metro train moves through Mayur Vihar in New Delhi on May 9. Metro rail services have been completely suspended for seven days starting May 10 and wedding ceremonies banned as well in public areas, HT reported.(Amal KS / HT Photo)

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Autorickshaw ambulance drivers in PPE coveralls wait for Covid-19 patients and attendants, in New Delhi on May 5. The CM said Delhi “cannot to afford” to let its “guard down” even though the number of cases and the test-positivity rate -- an indication of the spread of an outbreak within an area -- has seen a declining trend over the last few days.(Adnan Abidi / REUTERS)

Autorickshaw ambulance drivers in PPE coveralls wait for Covid-19 patients and attendants, in New Delhi on May 5. The CM said Delhi “cannot to afford” to let its “guard down” even though the number of cases and the test-positivity rate -- an indication of the spread of an outbreak within an area -- has seen a declining trend over the last few days.(Adnan Abidi / REUTERS)

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Vehicles move past the Statesman House building on an overcast day in New Delhi on May 6. With the May 9 announcement, Delhi has extended its lockdown for the third consecutive time, although this is the first instance of restrictions being tightened in this wave. The new restrictions will remain in place till 5am on May 17.(Amal KS / HT Photo)

Vehicles move past the Statesman House building on an overcast day in New Delhi on May 6. With the May 9 announcement, Delhi has extended its lockdown for the third consecutive time, although this is the first instance of restrictions being tightened in this wave. The new restrictions will remain in place till 5am on May 17.(Amal KS / HT Photo)

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