Hotels earmarked as Covid-19 hospitals: The bed capacity will be augmented in two phases – 2,112 hotel beds will be added in the first phase and 282 in the second phase.
Justice Mukta Gupta has sought Satyendra Jain's reply on the fresh application by SC Vats, seeking permission to place additional documents on records on the ground that the BJP leader was not having access to all the necessary documents earlier and has now got hands over them.
Delhi Health Minister said the vaccine vials are likely to reach Delhi by January 12-13. There will be 8-10 people deputed at each centre for providing vaccination.
This comes after Delhi recorded 6,396 new covid-19 cases on Tuesday taking the infection tally in the national capital to more than 4.95 lakh.
"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.
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.
Last month, the minister was admitted to Delhi's Max Hospital after he was tested positive for COVID-19. After his condition worsened, the minister was administered plasma therapy.
Last week, Satyendra Jain's condition deteriorated and he was put on oxygen support after his lung infection increased.
According to official information, Satyendra Jain will be kept under Intensive Care Unit (ICU) monitoring for 24 hours. As of now, his body temperature is normal and is not suffering from fever anymore.
The Office of the Delhi Health Minister said that Jain’s lung infection has worsened after which he was put on continuous oxygen support.