Health Minister Satyendar Jain said that the Delhi government is fully alert about the increasing cases of Coronavirus. In the capital, for the first time in the last few months, the positivity rate has gone above 5 percent.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain. (File photo)
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said that orders have been issued to increase the number of ICU beds in private and government hospitals in Delhi. Nearly 5,000 beds are being raised for Corona patients. Satyendra Jain said that the Delhi government (Delhi Government) Coronavirus is completely monitored. Apart from this, now 24 government hospitals of the capital will be able to have 24 hours Corona Vaccine.
Jain said that it is expected that the Central Government will consider the proposal of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal so that the proposal to provide vaccine to all can be implemented. He told that ‘The number of corona testing has also been increased by the Delhi government and more than 65 thousand corona tests have been done in Delhi tomorrow. Delhi government has yesterday ordered to increase the number of ICU beds in all government and private hospitals. The number of beds in government and private hospitals will be increased to 5,000.
87,673 people were vaccinated in one day in Delhi
With this, he said that 87,673 people have been vaccinated in Delhi yesterday, which is the largest figure till date. Under the ongoing vaccination in the capital, about 73 percent i.e. 63,936 people got their vaccination done in government hospitals of Delhi yesterday. Apart from this, 23,737 people got their vaccinations done in private hospitals of Delhi. Jain said, “95 percent of the time slot of vaccination in government hospitals is 67 percent used in private hospitals. This shows that people are preferring to go to government hospitals to get their vaccinations done. So far more than 12 lakh people have been vaccinated in Delhi. ”
Positiveness rate above 5 percent for the first time in Delhi
Health Minister Jain said that for the first time in the last few months, the rate of infection has gone above 5 percent. The Delhi government is fully alert to the increasing cases of infection and is keeping an eye on it. In the whole country, the rate of infection is running above 5 percent only. On the 24-hour corona vaccine facility in Delhi, he said that 24-hour corona vaccination facility will be provided in all 33 government hospitals in Delhi.
On the other hand, on the availability of Corona vaccine, he said that it is necessary to register to get the vaccine installed in all the hospitals inside Delhi from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. After that vaccination facility is available in Delhi’s hospitals without registration. Delhi government has enough vaccine to vaccinate people.
Immunization of all people together, will benefit more
On the suggestion made by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in writing a letter to the Central Government to vaccinate people of all age groups, Satyendar Jain said, “So far, only people 45 years or older to get Corona vaccine Is allowed. Vaccination of people of all classes will benefit everyone, because people of young age are less prone to corona infection, but the risk is not less for their families. We feel that the best effect will be from vaccination of all people together. “
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