Mumbai: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that the situation in Delhi’s COVID-19 is now much better as the Delhi government was expecting 2.25 lakh coronavirus cases by July 15.
“Delhi was expecting 2.25 lakh cases by July 15, which were rising rapidly in June. Based on the June formula, it was estimated that 1.34 lakh active cases and 34,000 beds would be required,” Kejriwal.
The Delhi chief said, “But we are in a better position than mathematical estimates. But today, after concerted efforts, the cases are half. Today we have 1.15 lakh cases. Now we have only 18,000 active cases.”
Kejriwal further informed that the Delhi government has arranged 15,000 beds but so far only 4,000 beds have been occupied.
The Delhi Chief Minister further said that “the situation is coming under control but we cannot be complacent”.
According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Delhi has a total of 115,346 COVID-19 cases, of which 18,664 are active cases, while 93,236 patients were cured / discharged and 3,446 patients succumbed to the virus.