New Delhi: Covid-19, which has infected a large population of the world, got the maximum number of 15,413 cases in one day on Wednesday in India. At the same time, the lockdown period was extended to 31 July in an attempt to prevent the epidemic from spreading further in West Bengal. In order to deal with the epidemic that has killed more than 14,000 people in the country, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has extended the scope of investigations related to the coronavirus that now has symptoms of Covid-19 nationwide Investigation facility will be made available for every person on a wide scale.
With the coronavirus infection confirmed in the national capital on Wednesday and 3,788 people, the cases of Covid-19 in Delhi have crossed the 70,000 marks, while 2,365 people have died in the city so far. With this, Delhi overtook Mumbai badly affected by this virus. As of Tuesday, the total number of Covid-19 infections in Mumbai was 68,410.
CM Arvind Kejriwal’s appeal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal requested the Central Government to withdraw its new order compulsory examination of every patient of Covid-19 in a government hospital. He also said that the situation of Covid-19 in the national capital is not ‘serious’ yet.
Meanwhile, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced to extend the ongoing lockdown in the state till 31 July, to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection. The currently released lockdown in West Bengal was to end on 30 June. After 11 more patients died due to coronavirus in the state on Wednesday, the death toll rose to 591. Also, 445 more people were found infected, after which the total number of patients reached close to 15,000.