Indians queue for liquor as capital eases some coronavirus curbs

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Hundreds of people queued outside liquor stores in New Delhi on Monday as the Indian capital began easing some curbs after a 40-day lockdown against the coronavirus, Reuters reports.

It was also observed that some offices resumed work with fewer staff while traffic trickled into the streets.

The nationwide lockdown, among the world’s strictest, is being relaxed in some areas with fewer infections, although it will stay until May 17, the government said last week. The measure was adopted on March 25 and extended twice.

Many government cars were among the traffic on Delhi’s boulevards on Monday, while police at checkpoints peered into cars to ensure there were no more than two occupants….



Source: Nigerian Tribune