1. Delhi will conduct 100,000 random tests to check people for the coronavirus, said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday as he announced a strategy based on five ‘Ts’ to contain the spread of the disease.
2. It includes five Ts:
- tracing people who came in contact with a patient,
- team-work, and
- tracking and monitoring.
3. Arvind Kejriwal Chief Minister of Delhi said-
“World over the experience has been that countries which aggressively tested people contained the disease better; people who came in came contact with a suspected patient have to be traced.”
“The government has earmarked around 400 beds in private hospitals for COVID-19 patients. We have prepared detailed plan to take over private hospitals if the number of coronavirus cases rises up to 30,000 in Delhi, One lakh random rapid COVID-19 tests will be conducted in hotspot areas.”
“We will make arrangements in banquet halls and dharamsalas in the city to accommodate 10,000 COVID-19 patients if such a need arises,”
4. As many as 2,950 beds in city hospitals are reserved for COVID-19 patients, and the Delhi government will take over 12,000 hotel rooms if the number coronavirus cases spike.
5. As we know that the entire world is facing this serious infectious Virus (COVID-19), the government of all the states are taking measures to cope up with this pandemic and finding out the ways to control it.