Rise in Covid cases in Delhi not second wave: Health Minister Satyendar Jain
A day after the public capital recorded 2,509 new instances of COVID-19, the most elevated single-day spike in almost two months, Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said that the ascent in COVID-19 cases in Delhi can't be known as a subsequent wave. "We could've considered it a subsequent wave on the off chance that there were no sure cases for a couple of months and, at that point, cases would've begun returning once more," he said.
Saying that the "COVID is still there in Delhi and individuals ought not to worry about numbers", Jain said the Delhi government is expanding the testing for COVID-19 and it needs that there should be no certain case in the city. "We are expanding (the quantity of) tests. We are stressing on testing and working forcefully on it. Recently, the number was around 30,000 and today the number of tests will be around 35,000. On the off chance that a case is detached at home or clinic, he won't have the option to contaminate 10 individuals. We need that not one sure case ought to be there," he said.
A week ago, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had reported that the AAP government will twofold COVID-19 tests from 20,000 to 40,000. On Wednesday, a sum of 28,835 tests was led, the most extreme since March, news office PTI revealed.
Delhi saw an ascent in the quantity of COVID-19 cases in the course of the most recent couple of days in the wake of recording fewer cases in the previous barely any days. Wednesday's 2,509 new cases pushed the city's count to 1,79,569, while 19 additional fatalities caused significant damage to 4,481, according to the specialists.
In a decent sign, the priest noticed that Delhi's case casualty proportion was 0.75 percent on Wednesday. "Generally speaking, it is 2.5 percent. Recently, it was short of what one percent, which is a decent sign. At once, it was 3.5 percent," he included.
Further, Jain, who himself recuperated after tried positive for COVID-19, said that more than 70 percent of the 14,000 beds dispensed for COVID-19 in the city are empty. "We asked five to six emergency clinics and discovered that 70 to 80 percent of patients there are from outside Delhi. There may be issues in certain emergency clinics yet there is no lack of beds," he said.
On Delhi Metro continuing tasks, Jain said the administration is planning conventions for going in the Delhi Metro, which will continue from September 7 after a break of more than five months. The clergyman stated: "A dry run is additionally being led so it tends to be guaranteed that individuals wear covers, clean their hands, follow social removing standards and COVID-19 fitting conduct."