3057 coronavirus exams performed per million in Delhi highest in world: Arvind Kejriwal

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NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated that the coronavirus exams performed within the nationwide capital is highest on this planet with 3,057 exams performed right here per day per million inhabitants.

Addressing the Delhi Assembly in a particular session, Kejriwal stated round 3,000 corona exams have been performed per million inhabitants per day within the UK, 1,388 within the US, 2,311 in Russia, and 858 in Peru whereas India has a mean of 819 exams per million per day.

He additional stated that the coronavirus in Delhi has been managed to an enormous extent and this was attainable solely with the help of the two crore individuals of Delhi. He stated that the Delhi mannequin is being mentioned the world over because of varied measures taken by the federal government.

“First, we have to perceive that the scenario of coronavirus, was the hardest in Delhi throughout the nation. We should maintain this in thoughts at any time when we evaluate the scenario from different states. Coronavirus in India got here from outdoors, India didn’t have any COVID-19 circumstances of its personal. Coronavirus had a big impact in nations equivalent to Italy and London, and lots of different nations and the Indians living there requested the governments of these cities that they needed to return to Delhi.

“The Indian government decided to bring these people back to India by sending special flights. Delhi is the national capital of India, and so 80% to 90% of all the flights landed in Delhi. Coronavirus was a new disease then, and nobody knew about any protocol or guidelines to be followed, no quarantine, and no isolation…,” Kejriwal stated.

“Coronavirus was a new disease then, and nobody knew about any protocol or guidelines to be followed, no quarantine, and no isolation. Our Health Secretary wrote a letter to all the district magistrates on March 22, in which he has written that 32000 passengers have come back to India in a single month. He also wrote that the 32,000 people who have landed in Delhi have gone to different parts of the city, and the need is to identify them,” he stated. 

“Centre had then released Corona guidelines around March 18 which necessitated quarantining of people traveling from outside. It was impossible to identify these 32,000 people spread all over Delhi. These 32000 people had travelled from nations where the impact of Coronavirus was huge, and you can perceive that most of these people must already be infected by Corona. The cases were not 0 in number, there were 5000-6000 cases in Delhi when Coronavirus started. Then the lockdown happened, and there was nothing, no PPE or testing kits,” the Delhi CM stated.

Thanking the central authorities for offering all crucial help to deal with the pandemic, CM Kejriwal acknowledged, “If Delhi would have tried to handle it alone, we would not have been able to do it. We took help from everyone. I want to thank the Centre for helping us whenever we needed them. They gave us PPE kits, oxygen cylinders and testing kits. No government can handle it alone. The society came forward to help us, the two crore people of Delhi, many social organizations, many doctors’ associations helped us. An NGO StepOne helped us, religious organizations such as Radhaswami Satsang and Jain Dharamshala helped us.”

The Chief Minister additional stated that “Delhi Model is being mentioned all the world over. This Delhi Model shouldn’t be due to Kejriwal, it’s due to the 2 crore individuals of Delhi. The greatest power of the individuals of Delhi is that they’ve an trustworthy, hardworking, and educated authorities.

“In the final 5-6 months, the individuals of Delhi have proven the trail not solely in Coronavirus administration however in loads of developmental points. The most variety of exams the world over and all of the nations are performed in Delhi. Around 60,000 exams are performed in Delhi each day, which implies that 3,000 exams are performed per day on 1,000,000 individuals.

“On the per day testing front, which is 3,000 per day per 1,000,000 across the country, Delhi is at the top, Andhra Pradesh is second at 1362, Gujarat is third at 1000 which is one-third of us, Karnataka at 983, Haryana is 990, Maharashtra is 802, Uttar Pradesh is 670, and the average of the whole nation is 819,” he stated.

“Just like 3,000 tests per day per million in Delhi, England is also testing at 3,000 per day per million, the SA is at 1,388 per day per million, Russia is at 2,300, Peru is at 858 tests per day per million, which means that the tests in Delhi are the maximum. We have tested around 21,00,000 lakh people in Delhi until now, which is 11 per cent of the 2 crore population of Delhi. No other state or city in the world has tested 10 per cent of its total population,” Kejriwal added.

Addressing the session, he additional stated, “We have performed micro-audits of the Coronavirus circumstances, hospitals, and the method a affected person goes by means of in Delhi. We performed micro-management of all hospitals in Delhi. Today, the dying fee in Delhi is 0.6 per cent, which I believe is the least in all of the states.

“Second, the home isolation idea was invented in Delhi for the first time across the world. We used to study the visuals and reports of all nations on the Internet across the world. We used to hear that across countries, hospitals were crowded and patients were laying on the roads, and we used to feel that if the European countries were like this, what would happen with Delhi?…”

He stated, “We have handled round 11,5254 individuals in home isolation till now, out of which 16,568 individuals are nonetheless in home isolation and 96,288 individuals have recovered. Only 30 individuals have died out of 1.25 lakh individuals in home isolation, which is 0.03 per cent and is likely the least on this planet.

“Many countries have praised the home isolation model of Delhi, even the ambassador of Korea is studying the home isolation model of Delhi. We have given confidence to Corona warriors that the whole country and the government is with you…”

Kejriwal additionally stated that the work that we began in April and May, the President of the US Donald Trump allowed that on August 19, 2020.

“Around 1,965 people were given plasma in Delhi. I am happy that the people of Delhi are getting a chance to serve the people of the nation. The people from the entire nation trust the hospitals in Delhi, be it government or private. People from Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, and Punjab, and until now we have treated 5,264 people from outside Delhi,” he added.