Delhi, for the very first time in seven weeks, on Monday reported under 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, as AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria said the national capital appears to have hit the pinnacle yet advised against any bringing down of defenses.
As COVID-19 numbers are appearing to decline consistently, the AAP bounced to credit the “Kejriwal model” for the achievement. The BJP, in any case, said the Center managed the coronavirus circumstance after it had left the Delhi government’s hand.
Delhi recorded 954 cases on Monday, as per the health department announcement. The announcement said the number of tests led also was the lowest in July.
It said 11,470 tests (4,177 RT-PCR and 7,293 Rapid Antigen) were directed. On earlier days, aside from July 6 and 13, the number of tests went 19,000-22,000. Mr. Guleria said Delhi seems to have hit the peak but we still need to be cautious and maintain distance and follow all directions.
He stated, “My feeling is that certain areas have hit their peak. Delhi seems to have done so because the cases have declined significantly. But certain areas are yet to reach their peak. Cases are increasing in certain states. They will reach the peak later.”
As indicated by the announcement, the number of deaths from the coronavirus disease in Delhi has ascended to 3,663 with 35 new fatalities, and the all outnumber of cases came to 1,23,747.
The dynamic cases have declined consistently in the course of the most recent week, bringing the figure down to 15,166 – the least in 44 days – while the recuperation rate contacted about 85 percent.
This is just because since June 1 that under 1,000 cases were recorded in a 24-hour length. Throughout the previous nine days, new cases were being accounted for in the scope of 1,000-2,000.
Delhi had crossed the 1,000-mark in COVID-19 count on April 11. On June 23, it announced the most noteworthy single-day spike of 3,947 till date. The quantity of regulation zones in the city remains at 696. The AAP rushed to commend its legislature for “effectively” battling the pandemic.
AAP’s Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh said, “Amid this pandemic, the Delhi government led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has successfully fought this battle.”
Mr. Kejriwal drove this fight from the front, Mr. Singh stated, including COVID warriors including specialists, attendants, sanitation laborers, and police authorities were in this battle together.
He said, “The Kejriwal model of fighting the COVID battle is now not only being discussed in our country but it is being discussed across the world.”
Mr Singh said the Center needs to concede that network spread of the coronavirus is occurring in the nation and follow Delhi’s lead in containing the infection by sloping up testing “for an enormous scope”.
Mr Singh said at a press briefing, “The Centre…must replicate what the Delhi government did.” Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are the greatest models in this regard where testing is being done just in the name just, Mr. Singh asserted.
Hitting back at Mr Singh, Delhi BJP General-Secretary Rajesh Bhatia said the AAP is “fleeing” from its duties.
Mr Bhatia said, “Now, they are saying there is community spread if it is so what were they doing to stop it. The thing is the COVID situation had gone out of Delhi government’s hand and was brought under control by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.”
Notwithstanding, Mr Singh said the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh was presently following the “Kejriwal model” and actualizing the home-detachment rule.
At the point when the Aam Aadmi Party administration of Delhi brought the home-isolation rule, the Center restricted the thought and said each patient ought to be admitted to medical clinic.
He said, “But today they are also following the home-isolation rule.”
In the interim, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain continued work in the wake of recouping from COVID-19. The 55-year-old priest had been directed plasma treatment after which his condition improved. He was released from medical clinic on June 26.
In his nonappearance, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia cared for the wellbeing and home offices and PWD.