Citing experts, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic has hit its peak in the capital and in coming days, the intensity as well as the number of fresh cases will start coming down.
"Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia admitted to Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Hospital in Delhi after he complained of fever and low oxygen levels," Office of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister said in a tweet.
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"We have increased #COVID19 testing four times due to which numbers are likely to rise in Delhi, for 10-15 days. This will help in isolating the positive cases," said Satyendra Jain.
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“Right now there is no fever or any other complication. I am completely fine. By your good wishes and blessing, I will soon return to work,” Sisodia wrote on Twitter in Hindi.
Kejriwal said that 21 lakh people in the national capital have been tested for COVID-19.
Delhi, which had more or less brought Covid-19 under control, is witnessing fresh jump in Coronavirus cases from last week of August. The cases have seen an increase from 1,500 to 4,000 per day.
Delhi Metro services continue to function for the sixth consecutive day post resumption of services in a phased manner in three stages beginning from September 7, after a gap of more than five months.
DMRC resumed services on the Magenta and Grey lines today under Stage-II of restarting its operations with all COVID-19 protocols in place.