The Delhi chief minister added that the state govt may also bear the price of training and upbringing of the kids orphaned by the pandemic
New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday mentioned the Delhi authorities will lengthen monetary assist to households which have misplaced their incomes members to the coronavirus and in addition bear the price of training and upbringing of youngsters orphaned by the pandemic.
He mentioned up to now 24 hours, Delhi has recorded round 8,500 circumstances as in opposition to over 28,000 circumstances on 20 April and that the positivity charge has come right down to 12 p.c as in opposition to 36 p.c on 22 April.
But the struggle in opposition to the coronavirus has not ended and there’s no room for leniency, the chief minister mentioned in a web based briefing.
“I know many children who have lost both their parents. I want to tell them that I am still there. Do not consider yourself an orphan. The government will take care of their studies and upbringing,” Kejriwal mentioned.
ऐसे कई बच्चे जिनके माता पिता दोनो चल बसे, उन बच्चों की पढ़ाई और परवरिश का सारा खर्चा दिल्ली सरकार उठाएगी।
जिन बुजुर्गों ने अपने घर के युवाओं को खो दिया उनका ख्याल दिल्ली सरकार रखेगी। pic.twitter.com/z267zl5fhE
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) May 14, 2021
“I know elderly citizens who have lost their children. They depended on their earnings. I want to tell them that their son (Kejriwal) is alive. The government will help all such families who have lost their earning members,” the chief minister mentioned.
Kejriwal mentioned that such households may be given monetary assist however they want care and affection too.
“They need empathy. It is my request to all the neighbours and the relatives of such families to take care of them. These families are facing great challenges. Give them love. The two-crore people of Delhi, we are a family. In these times of despair, we need to help each other. On the occasion of the festival of Eid, I pray for the health and happiness of all,” he mentioned.
The chief minister mentioned that the decrease positivity charge implies that a lesser variety of persons are falling in poor health in Delhi. The variety of individuals admitted at hospitals has additionally decreased, he mentioned.
“In the past 10 days, the number of patients in hospitals of Delhi has reduced by more than 3,000 patients. Which means that 3,000 beds have become empty. Now, there is no problem being faced to get beds in hospitals, yet one thing to be observed is that the ICU (intensive care unit) beds are still full,” Kejriwal mentioned.
While stressing that even until now ICU beds in hospitals of Delhi are virtually full, he mentioned that 1,200 new ICU beds have been ready and at the moment are able to be utilised by Friday or Saturday.
Kejriwal thanked the individuals of Delhi for following lockdown restrictions. There has been a decline in circumstances due to the contribution of each particular person in Delhi, he mentioned.
“We imposed a very strict lockdown in Delhi, but the people of Delhi offered their complete support in the same. Everyone adhered to the lockdown completely,” the chief minister mentioned.
“Today everyone is talking about how the people of Delhi managed to reduce the number of coronavirus cases. This has been possible only because of the disciplined behaviour of the people of Delhi. But the battle is not won yet. The battle is yet to finish. Even now 8,500 cases have come up. This has to be reduced to zero. We have to end coronavirus totally,” he mentioned.
Kejriwal cautioned Delhiites in opposition to any laxity and mentioned that “if we do not take precautions, the cases will increase again”.
“…Therefore by no means, we can let loose. The lockdown has to be adhered to strictly and should employ all the ways to ensure protection from the coronavirus . The Delhi authorities can be not leaving any scope in its preparations,” he added.
The authorities is getting ready extra oxygen beds, shopping for hundreds of oxygen cylinders, putting in new ICU beds, in order that in case the coronavirus circumstances improve, the nationwide capital is absolutely ready, the chief minister mentioned.
Delhi had reported 10,489 new circumstances and 308 extra fatalities on Thursday whereas the positivity charge stood at 14.24 p.c, in accordance with the well being division mentioned.