Delhi Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today that his government is closely monitoring the Covid situation in the capital and there is currently no major reason to panic.
He said all necessary steps will be taken as needed. Delhi reported a positivity level of 2.70 percent on Monday, the highest in the last two months, raising concerns about Covid’s rise in the capital.
The rate of test positivity stood at 2.87 percent on February 5th.
“We are keeping a close eye on the situation. There is no great reason to panic now. We will take all necessary steps according to the situation,” Mr Kejriwal told reporters.
With the positivity level jumping from 0.5 per cent on April 4 to 2.70 per cent on Monday, Delhi Minister of Public Health Satyendar Jain had said that the city council is keeping a watchful eye on the COVID-19 situation and that there is no reason is to worry until a new variant of care is discovered.
“The daily cases in Delhi are reported in the range of 100-200. We are keeping an eye on hospital admissions and they are going down. Focus should not be much on positive level from now on,” Mr Jain had said on Monday.
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