Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a press convention on Sunday relating to the present Covid state of affairs within the nationwide capital. Kejriwal addressed the problems town is going through to find beds for Covid sufferers and stated that Delhi urgently wants excessive provide oxygen beds.
Kejriwal stated,” Positivity rate has increased from 24% to 30% in last 24 hours. Less than 100 ICU beds left & there’s an oxygen shortage. Spoke to Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan yesterday & Amit Shah ji this morning regarding lack of beds & informed them that we’re in dire need of more oxygen supply.”
The Delhi CM additional stated, “Around 25,000 COVID19 cases reported in Delhi in last 24 hours. There are 10,000 beds in Delhi, incl that of the central govt. Of which, 1,800 beds currently reserved for COVID. I request Centre to allot 7,000 of 10,000 beds in view of severe COVID cases.”
Arvind Kejriwal additionally stated that to resolve the scarcity of beds to some extent the federal government will present high-flow oxygen beds on the Yamuna Sports Complex and can reopen the Covid-19 facility on the Radhasoami Centre.
Kejriwal stated that the state govt will present over 6,000 high-flow oxygen beds will in subsequent 2-Three days at Yamuna Sports Complex. Commonwealth Games Village and a few colleges too can be was COVID centres and the COVID facility at Radha Soami Satsang Beas can be reopened.
CAIT calls for 15-day full lockdown in Delhi
Meanwhile, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) writes to Delhi LG Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, demanding imposition of a 15-day lockdown in Delhi, within the bigger curiosity of the residents. It says that the “Delhi is sitting on Covid bomb”
“The havoc of the Corona epidemic is growing very fast across the country and in the wake of the rapid growth of covid in Delhi, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), in the larger interest of the citizens and traders of Delhi, in a letter to Delhi LG Shri Anil Baijal & Delhi CM Shri Arvind Kejiwal today demanded that a lock-down of at least 15 days should be imposed in Delhi with immediate effect and strict measures of checking Covid should be deployed at Airports, Railway Stations, Bus Stand and all borders of Delhi to ensure that no covid affected person may enter Delhi,” it says.