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‘Surge in Delhi Covid cases due to...’: CM Arvind Kejriwal on testing more

Sep 05, 2020 17:55 IST
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that the Covid-19 situation in the national capital is completely under control. Kejriwal, however, stressed that there is no room for complacency. The Delhi CM highlighted that the surge in the number of Covid cases is due to the increased testing. He also sought to assure people that there is no need to panic. Addressing the media virtually, Kejriwal said that he is not worried about the data, but more concerned about keeping people healthy. He further informed that the AAP government has been setting up testing camps at markets, bus stands, mohalla clinics, etc across the city-state. The CM appealed to Delhiites to follow preventive measures such as wearing a mask and maintaining social distancing to stop the spread of the deadly virus. On Friday, Delhi recorded 2,914 fresh Covid cases, the highest single-day spike in the Capital in the last two months. This was the fourth successive day in September when over 2,000 new Covid-19 cases were reported in a day. The number of tests conducted on Friday was more than 36,000.

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