Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal: Spike In COVID-19 Cases Is Due To Rise In Daily Testings

Arvind Kejriwal mentioned that as compared to 5,000 tests that were conducted earlier on a daily basis, now 18,000-20,000 tests are being carried out every day

Neel Raju Nalawade

June 26, 2020

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India is one of the worst-affected nations by the COVID-19 pandemic. Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, and Gujarat are some of the states that are reeling under the severe effects of Coronavirus. Recently, the capital recorded the highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases in the world. To address this issue, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal held a press conference. He said that about 18-20,000 corona tests are being conducted in Delhi daily due to which the number of patients has increased. He added that people should not be afraid and follow safety measures.

The CM stated that earlier 5,000 people would be tested but now the number has increased substantially. This is the main reason for the spike in cases. He encouraged people to look at the brighter side by announcing some interesting statistics. He said that so far 74,000 positive cases were recorded in Delhi out of which 45,000 patients have been cured.

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