Meanwhile, the Delhi government has also directed all government and private COVID hospitals to get feedback from patients and their willingness to donate blood plasma at the time of discharge.

A few days back, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had inaugurated country's first 'plasma bank' at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in the capital to ease access to plasma.

Met Amit Shah, Hon'ble HM. Discussed the situation on corona in Delhi in detail. He assured of all cooperation," the Chief Minister said in a tweet.

The Chief Minister has isolated himself at his residence. All his meetings till tomorrow afternoon have been cancelled.

Kejriwal said that some states in India and across the world faced a shortage of beds, ventilators and healthcare infrastructure, which led to many deaths due to COVID-19.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday in a presser said that lockdown was necessary to contain COVID-19 but now Delhi is fully ready to relax lockdown restrictions.

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had on Wednesday said 20 hotspots have been identified in Delhi in the battle to contain coronavirus.

I request the landlords, do not collect the rent and postpone it if your tenants are poor and are unable to pay the rent. If your tenants fails to give the rent later, my Govt will compensate it. But don't harass the tenants, said CM Kejriwal

Appealing to migrant workers to stay back in Delhi, Kejriwal said: "Delhi government is providing lunch and dinner to more than 4 lakh people every day. We are putting in all the efforts to make sure that everyone gets food in the national capital.

A total of 16,999 samples from 16,109 individuals have been tested for COVID-19 as of 10:00 am on March 22, as per ICMR data.