Kejriwal stated that round 60,000 exams for detection of COVID-19 are being performed in Delhi day by day, which implies that 3,000 exams are being performed per day per million
New Delhi: Delhi is conducting the best variety of COVID-19 exams in the entire world, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated throughout the one-day session of the Assembly on Monday.
Amid a surge in COVID-19 circumstances, Kejriwal stated the matter of concern ought to be the variety of deaths and never circumstances as he claimed that the coronavirus loss of life fee within the nationwide capital is maybe the bottom on the earth.
He stated that presently round 60,000 exams for detection of COVID-19 are being performed in Delhi day by day, which implies that 3,000 exams are being performed per day per million inhabitants within the metropolis.
“In Delhi, 3,057 COVID-19 tests are conducted per day per million population. In the UK, around 3,000 tests are conducted per million population, 1,388 in the USA, 2,311 in Russia, and 8,58 in Peru. In India, the figure is 819 tests per day per million. So, Delhi is conducting the highest number of tests in the whole world,” the chief minister stated.
“The largest number of COVID-19 tests are being carried out in Delhi. Eleven per cent Delhi has been tested so far with nearly 21 lakh tests. The concern should be the number of deaths and not the number of COVID cases. Death rate in Delhi is perhaps the lowest in the whole world,” he stated.
The chief minister stated the COVID-19 state of affairs was the hardest in Delhi.
“First, we have to perceive that the COVID-19 state of affairs of was the hardest in Delhi. We should maintain this in thoughts every time we examine the state of affairs from different states.
“Coronavirus had a huge impact in countries such as Italy and the UK. Indians living there asked the governments that they wanted to go back to Delhi,” he stated.
The Indian authorities determined to carry these individuals again to India by sending particular flights, the chief minister stated.
“Delhi is the national capital of India and so 80-90 percent of all flights landed in Delhi. COVID-19 was a new disease then, and nobody knew about any protocol or guidelines to be followed, no quarantine, and no isolation,” Kejriwal stated.
Kejriwal stated the pandemic made him realise that no one can deal with it alone.
“If Delhi would have tried to deal with it alone, we might not have been capable of do it. We took assist from everybody. I wish to thank the Centre for serving to us every time we would have liked them. They gave us PPE kits, oxygen cylinders and testing kits. No authorities can deal with it alone.
“We have a weakness. We do not know how to do politics, but this weakness has become our biggest strength right now. I always say, the credit is yours and all the responsibility is mine. Whenever Delhi faces trouble, the responsibility is mine,” he added.
Kejriwal stated individuals from throughout nation are coming to Delhi for COVID-19 therapy.
“A total of 5,264 people from other states have been treated so far in Delhi. It is a difficult time. Human history never witnessed such a pandemic. We have to work for the wellbeing of the human kind,” he added.
During the Assembly session, AAP MLAs, together with Saurabh Bhardwaj, hit out on the BJP authorities in Uttar Pradesh, alleging that there was a “scam” in procurement of COVID-19 kits and equipments.
“There is a Delhi model which follows more tests, plasma therapy and home isolation and there is a model of the BJP government in UP that is about corruption and profiteering,” charged AAP MLA Raghav Chadha.
BJP MLA Vijender Gupta claimed that COVID-19 circumstances have been rising in Delhi and the AAP authorities has failed to guard individuals from the illness.