Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday mentioned the COVID-19 situation in Delhi is under management and the recovery rate is bettering. Speaking on the inauguration of a hospital in Ambedkar Nagar, he mentioned in case the situation takes a flip for the more severe, the federal government is absolutely ready to cope with it. Delhi’s COVID-19 case rely stood at 1,44,127 on Saturday, in keeping with authorities knowledge.
“The (COVID-19) situation is under control. All parameters are good, recovery rate is improving, positivity ratio and deaths have reduced,” Kejriwal mentioned.
He mentioned the inauguration of the hospital is a step in direction of strengthening the well being infrastructure in town.
“We have gradually increased the number of COVID-19 beds,” he added.
“The hospital was conceived in 2013. It is a 600-bed hospital. We are inaugurating the first 200 beds which will be used for the treatment of COVID-19 patients,” Kejriwal mentioned on the launch occasion.
“I pray to God that these 200 beds are not needed in the future… we never get to a situation where we have to use these beds. But even if the situation becomes bad again, we are fully prepared to deal with it,” he mentioned.
Kejriwal mentioned the remainder of the beds and ICUs will turn out to be operational inside a month-and-a-half.
“This hospital was scheduled to begin operations after a few months, but it has been inaugurated today. I want to thank and congratulate engineers, doctors, and all the people for their efforts in making this 200-bed hospital available for the people of Delhi,” he mentioned.
On July 25, Kejriwal had inaugurated a 450-bed hospital in Burari. The hospital will ultimately have a complete of 700 beds.
There had been 10,667 energetic COVID-19 circumstances in Delhi on Saturday, whereas the demise toll stood at 4,098, the federal government knowledge confirmed.