Covid-19 situation improving in Delhi but no room for complacency: Kejriwal

New Delhi (NVI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said that the Covid-19 situation is improving in Delhi in the last few days but there is no room for complacency as the virus in unpredictable.

Addressing a virtual press conference, Kejriwal said, “The situation is improving in Delhi in the last few days. However, there is no room for complacency. This virus is unpredictable. We must continue our efforts with more vigour.”

He also said that the number of people recovering from novel coronavirus was increasing.

“It was predicted earlier that by June 30, Delhi would have 1 lakh cases out of which 60,000 would be active cases and 15,000 more beds would be needed in hospitals. But today, we only have 26,000 active cases. This is the result of everyone’s hard work. We have been able to control the situation,” Kejriwal said.

The chief minister further said that his government has increased the scope of testing in the national capital.

“Testing has been increased. Earlier of 100 tests, 31 would test positive. Now 13 cases are found in 100 samples. This shows the situation has come under control. We hope for the best but are prepared for the worst,” he said.

Delhi is the third worst-hit state in India with a total of 87,360 confirmed cases and the death toll at 2,742. 58,348 patients in the national capital have recovered so far.

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