Once again, the central government has taken up the task of controlling the corona in Delhi. Health Ministry said on Tuesday that immediate steps taken by the Center on COVID-19 status in Delhi – increase in total beds including ICU beds, doubling the test to 1-1.2 lakh per day, quarantine people exposed to infected person Doing and implementing others include Containment Zone SOP.
NITI Aayog member V.K. Paul said that now 3500 ICU beds are available in Delhi. It will be increased to 6000 ICU beds in the next few days. 537 new ICU beds to be added to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID Hospital
Paul said that door-to-door survey will be done in all the Containment Zone of Delhi. This work will also be done in other infected areas. A total of 7000-8000 teams will be set up for this.
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House to house survey will be done in containment zones in Delhi. This will also be done in other vulnerable zones. Total 7000-8000 teams will be put on this: VK Paul, NITI Aayog on COVID19 situation in Delhi pic.twitter.com/TmpwmLGJQf
– ANI (@ANI) November 17, 2020
Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Ministry of Health said that in this fight against COVID-19, people should also make sure that if they have any symptoms, then get their test done, and do not hesitate to get the test done.
He said that following the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) by the Central Government, the number of people to inspect around 4,000 Containment Zones in Delhi will also be increased.
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Bhushan said the number of COVID-19 tests in Delhi was increased after June and corona cases declined in mid-August, but the number of corona cases has been at a record high since October. Although there has been a decrease in cases in the last 48 hours, we cannot come to any conclusion.