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During the meeting, Shah underlined the need for more testing using Rapid Antigen Test Kits to help reduce the coronavirus infection transmission rate.

"We have arranged for 15,000 beds for the treatment of COVID-19 which is inclusive of ICU beds, ventilator beds, and normal beds but there only 5,800 patients," said the Kejriwal.

Like every year, the country is observing the National Doctors Day on July 1 to honour the contributions of the doctors.

The Chief Minister stated that the 'plasma bank' will be set-up at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in Delhi. Anyone who needs plasma will need a recommendation from a doctor, he said.

Sisodia said that CM Arvind Kejriwal believes that battle against COVID-19 is very big and no individual person or agency can deal with it alone.

People living in the NCR, including those engaged in essential services, complained of facing difficulties due to lack of coordination among authorities of Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on issues of border restrictions at different points.

Amit Shah also struck a placatory tone in his interview and said that there was coordination between the Centre and the State in tackling Covid in Delhi.

The facility with 10,000 beds has been named Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre and Hospital and raised at Delhi’s Radha Soami Satsang Beas campus. It started functioning on Friday with 2,000 beds and health staff from paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police.

"Delhi conducted highest no of tests in a singly day yesterday- 21,144. We have increased testing 4 times. Delhi now following strategy of very aggressive testing and isolation," Kejriwal tweeted.

Last week, Satyendra Jain's condition deteriorated and he was put on oxygen support after his lung infection increased.