New Delhi: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is ill. He has complained of mild fever and sore throat since yesterday. He cancelled the entire meeting from yesterday afternoon and has not met anyone. Isolated himself at home. His test will be taken tomorrow. Meanwhile, with the arrival of 1,282 new cases of Coronavirus infection in Delhi, the total number of Covid-19 cases in the city has increased to 28,936, while the number of people dying from this epidemic has reached 812. Therefore, before this, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Sunday that only Delhiites are being treated in government and private hospitals in Delhi during the coronavirus epidemic.
The Chief Minister said, “By March, all the hospitals in Delhi were open to all the people of the country. Residents of Delhi have never refused treatment to any person and in Delhi, there have always been about 60-70 per cent patients from other states. “Kejriwal said,” About 7.5 lakh people sent us their suggestions and 90 per cent More and more people want Delhi’s hospitals to treat only the patients of the national capital during the coronavirus epidemic.”
He said, “Therefore, it has been decided that government and private hospitals in Delhi will only treat people living in the national capital.” On his move, Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta said that any person, regardless Whether it is from Delhi or from outside, the city hospitals should be treated.
Covid-19 records 9,983 new cases
Meanwhile, after a record 9,983 new cases of Covid-19 in the country, the total number of infected people has reached 2,56,611 across the country, while 206 more deaths due to infection have increased to 7,135. According to Johns Hopkins University data, India is the fifth most affected country in the world after the US, Brazil, Russia and the UK due to the Covid-19 epidemic.
According to the Union Health Ministry, at present, the number of under-treated patients in the country is 1,25,381, while 1,24,094 patients have been cured of the disease. A patient has gone out of the country. “Thus far, about 48.36 per cent of the patients have been cured,” said a senior Health Ministry official. The confirmed cases also include foreign nationals.