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Divulging on other issues he said, "Food has been distributed to 71 lakh ration cardholders and 15 lakh people have already applied for the ration card."

Till Sunday evening, there were 43 hotspots in the city, identified as Covid-19 containment zones.

Taking to austerity measures, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has ordered all government departments to stop all expenditures except payment of salaries.

The Chief Minister said that 400 ventilators and 1200 oxygen beds will be needed if there are 30,000 active patients in Delhi and arrangements are being made for these as well.

India's tally of total positive cases rose to 4,421, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday. Out of the 4,421 cases, 3,981 are active cases while 325 cases have been cured or discharged and one migrated. The total death toll stands at 114.

Disclosing the information here, Kejriwal said: "Out of the total number of cases, 330 people are linked to Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi. Around 1,000 samples are being tested for COVID-19 daily." He said that the government is increasing the number of COVID-19 tests in the capital.

In response to the East Delhi MP's letter, Kejriwal tweeted, "Gautam ji, thank you for your offer. The problem is not of money but availability of PPE kits.

"The total number of positive cases of coronavirus in Delhi has surged to 445, including 15 cured/discharged and six deaths," as per the latest update by the health ministry.

Kejriwal said, "Of the 2,300 people from Markaz, 500 people have been admitted to hospital, 1,800 are under quarantine and their tests are being done.

"Out of these 384 cases, 58 patients have a history of foreign travel. Many of them are not from Delhi but were quarantined here in Delhi. 259 people, out of them, had attended Markaz event," he said.