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Updated on: Sunday, April 12, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

Privilege much? Uruguayan woman refuses to wear mask during lockdown in Delhi, fights with cops

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Amid nationwide lockdown, on Saturday a woman from Uruguay was caught violating lockdown norms in Delhi's Vasant Vihar on Saturday.

As per news agency ANI, the woman was stopped by Delhi Police at Paschimi Marg in Vasant Vihar after she was caught cycling amid lockdown. In a video which is doing rounds on social media, the woman can be seen arguing with the police officer who asked her to wear gloves and mask.

Later, officials of Resident Welfare Association (RWA) also reached the spot and informed the police that the foreign nationals of Vasant Vihar are not listening to them and continue to violate the lockdown norms, reported ANI.

The death toll due to the novel coronavirus rose to 273 and the number of cases to 8,356 in the country on Sunday, according to the Union Health Ministry.

While the number of active COVID-19 cases is 7,367, as many as 715 people were cured and discharged and one had migrated, it said. As many as 34 new deaths have been reported since Saturday evening, the ministry said. So far, Maharashtra has reported the most coronavirus deaths at 127, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 36, Gujarat at 22 and Delhi at 19.

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Published on: Sunday, April 12, 2020, 11:42 AM IST
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