Delhi: COVID-19 RT-PCR testing capacity increases, house-to-house survey starts amid spike in coronavirus cases

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    Delhi: COVID-19 RT-PCR screening capacity increases, house-to-house survey starts amidst spike in coronavirus cases

    Covid-19 cases in Delhi began to increase after October20 In the week ending November 14, Delhi taped previously hidden levels of brand-new cases.


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    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday stated that it would increase COVID-19 RT-PCR screening capability, and house-to-house study has started in Delhi amidst a spike in COVID-19 cases.

    ” ICMR has actually increased RT-PCR screening capability from 27,000 tests/day to 37,200 RT-PCR tests per day on directions of HM @AmitShah. 30,735 RT-PCR samples gathered in Delhi on 19 Nov as compared to 12,055 RT-PCR samples on 15 Nov,” Spokesperson, Ministry of House Affairs tweeted.

    ICMR has increased RT-PCR screening capability from 27,000 tests/day to 37,200 RT-PCR tests each day on instructions of HM @AmitShah 30,735 RT-PCR samples collected in Delhi on 19 Nov as compared to 12,055 RT-PCR samples on 15 Nov. #Unite 2FightCorona @PIB_India @DDNewslive

    — Spokesperson, Ministry of Home Affairs (@PIBHomeAffairs) November 21, 2020

    ” Govt of NCT Delhi has begun house to house study,” it added.

    Govt of NCT Delhi has started home to house study. #Unite 2FightCorona @PIB_India @DDNewslive @airnewsalerts

    — Spokesperson, Ministry of House Affairs (@PIBHomeAffairs) November 21, 2020

    Moreover, the ICU beds in Delhi have actually increased by 205 in central federal government healthcare facilities, Delhi federal government healthcare facilities & personal hospitals following a meeting held by House Minister Amit Shah.

    ” ICU beds in Delhi have increased by 205 in Central Govt healthcare facilities, Delhi Govt healthcare facilities & pvt. healthcare facilities following a meeting held by Union House Minister Amit Shah on Nov 15 to ramp up medical facilities for Covid surge,” Ministry of House Affairs tweeted.

    On November 15, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal went to a meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah over the increase in cases of the coronavirus illness (COVID-19).

    Kejriwal had actually said previously that the Centre has actually guaranteed 750 ICU beds which will be made offered at the DRDO centre.

    He further said that the Centre will also help the Delhi federal government in getting BiPAP makers to increase the variety of ICU beds at Delhi government centers.

    Covid-19 cases in Delhi started to rise after October20 In the week ending November 14, Delhi recorded formerly unseen levels of new cases, and everyday casualties have actually hovered near to 100 a day.

    Meanwhile, Delhi has reported 5,17,238 favorable cases up until now. Of the overall, 4,68,143 patients have actually recuperated and 8,159 have lost their lives due to the infection. According to the most recent 24- hours information, a total of 6,608 Covid patients were found positive in Delhi till Friday.

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