Days after a well-known Bollywood music composer posted a video displaying how the PPE equipment of a doubtlessly COVID-positive man lay strewn on the highway in his posh South Delhi neighbourhood, the police have confirmed that the suspect has coronavirus and filed a case in opposition to him beneath the Epidemic Act. The police have, nonetheless, mentioned the person could be arrested after he recovers from the lethal illness.
The minute-long video by music composer Shantanu Moitra had raised an alarm on the web and in South Delhi’s CR Park space, which is house to many senior residents. The video exhibits how elements of the possibly coronavirus-infected equipment lay strewn on the highway.
Tagging Atishi Marlena, the AAP MLA from Kalkaji, Mr Moitra tweeted, “This is a video of a house in C.R.Park Delhi…with likely COVID patients disposing there PPE kits in the gully behind …this is hazardous and dangerous. Many senior citizens live here and are petrified. Authorities please look into this urgently.”
Taking cognizance of the video, the Delhi Police investigated the matter and has filed a case. According to the police, for the reason that most important perpetrator continues to be COVID-positive, authorized motion might be taken after he recovers.
The disturbing incident, reflective of public carelessness in disposing hazardous bio-medical waste that might result in unfold of coronavirus, comes when Delhi’s each day case depend has lastly began falling.
From being the second worst-hit state within the nation, Delhi’s COVID tally now stands at No. 4. To preserve its coronavirus circumstances from rising, the Delhi authorities has began a second spherical of sero survey. It plans to do such surveys each month to formulate higher insurance policies for tackling the COVID-19 scenario within the nationwide capital.
India reported 54,735 circumstances in the present day taking its complete COVID depend to 17.5 lakh.