Delhi reports 91 new cases in last 24 hours, tally rise to 384, says Kejriwal
NEW DELHI : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that the government has set up 328 relief centres in the national capital to accommodate 57,000 people amid the countrywide lockdown.
He said that a total of 384 cases have been found in Delhi, following a rise of 91 cases in the last 24 hours in the capital, while addressing a press conference. Delhi govt has launched WhatsApp helpline – 8800007722 for people to enquire about Covid-19, food, shelters, others, he said.
“259 cases of Covid-19 reported from Nizammuddin Markaz. One more person evacuated from Markaz has died due to COVID-19, total number of deaths stands at 5,” said Kejriwal. Two Covid-19 patients in Delhi are on ventilator support, he said.
He stated that five people have died in the national capital due to coronavirus and one of them was a person who attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Nizamuddin.
He said community spread of the virus is not taking place in Delhi yet and there is no need to panic as the situation is under control, adding that the government has made preparations if the virus starts spreading among people.
Kejriwal, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia and experts will interact with students and answer their queries related to the virus at 3 pm on Saturday.