Mulling Limitations to Arrest Covid Rise in Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal Likely to Meet Amit Shah Next Week
The Delhi government is mulling re-imposing particular limitations in the nationwide capital in the middle of the spiralling coronavirus count, sources informed CNN-News18 on Saturday. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is most likely to fulfill Union house minister Amit Shah next week to talk about the steps that need to be taken and to follow up on the demand for additional beds in the city’s main government-run hospitals.
Apart from more beds, Kejriwal may request additional support, including making sure cooperation from other states in managing contamination which is resulting in increase in coronavirus cases throughout the joyful season.
Kejriwal had on Friday said the AAP federal government was thinking about starting a number of steps next week to arrest the spread of the viral illness in the city.
Earlier this week, he had asked for Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to augment the bed capacity in the central government-run healthcare facilities in Delhi, in view of revised forecasts of approximately 15,000 COVID-19 cases each day in the coming weeks.
In a letter to Vardhan recently, Kejriwal had actually cited a shortage of around 4,900 beds in health centers and sought his direction to the medical facilities run by the central federal government in Delhi to provide at least 1,092 additional beds, consisting of 300 ICU beds, with the required medical staff.
Kejriwal on Friday stated the COVID-19 scenario in the nationwide capital need to come under control in 7 to 10 days. Terming contamination as the “greatest reason” behind the spike in COVID-19 cases in Delhi, the chief minister stated the situation was under control in the city till October 20.
” COVID-19 cases have been increasing for the last couple of days. I am likewise concerned about it. We have been taking all proper measures to control it. We are considering taking more actions next week. I believe the situation must come under control in 7 to 10 days and the cases need to start decreasing,” he had said.
Delhi taped 7,802 fresh COVID-19 cases in a day taking the infection tally in the nationwide capital to over 4.74 lakh on Friday, while 91 more casualties during the exact same duration pushed the death toll to 7,423
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