74,000 COVID-19 instances in Delhi however state of affairs underneath management: Arvind Kejriwal


New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday stated that variety of COVID-19 instances within the nationwide capital is excessive however the state of affairs is underneath management and there’s no want to fret.

Addressing a press convention right here Kejriwal stated, “Number of COVID-19 cases in Delhi is high but the situation is under control and there is no need to worry. We`ve increased testing by three times but positive cases have increased by around 3000 per day only. Out of the total 74,000 COVID-19 patients which Delhi reported so far, 45,000 people have recovered.”

He stated {that a} whole of two,400 folks have died up to now in Delhi. There are 26,000 lively instances out of which 6,000 persons are in hospitals.

“There are 26,000 active cases in Delhi out of which 6,000 people are in hospitals. The rest of the patients are at their respective home and are getting treated. A total of 2,400 people have died due to the virus in the nation`s capital so far,” he stated.

“In the last one week, the number of beds occupied has been around 6,000 despite almost 3,000 new cases daily as they do not require hospitalisation. COVID-19 cases in Delhi are mild and most of them don`t require hospitalisation. Right now, we have over 13,500 beds ready,” added Kejriwal.

The Chief Minister stated that the federal government has sanctioned fund to extend beds in a hospital located in Burari. “I think we will need ICU beds in future. So we are working on that. We held a cabinet meeting in which we have sanctioned funds for the increase of 400 beds in a hospital in Burari,” he stated.”We have arranged around 3,500 beds in hotels,” added Kejriwal.