We will get rapid testing kits in one or two days and will begin random testing from the day we receive the kits said Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain. Health minister of Delhi, Satyendar Jain on Tuesday announced about the order of 1 lakh covid-19 test kits being placed by the Government of Delhi for the testing of the pandemic. Hotspot areas would be scanned primarily as Rapid testing kits arrive in Delhi by Thursday.
The test kits will be start arriving by this Friday (17 April, 2020). The tests will be first conduct in the Hotspots like Nizamuddin and Dilshad Garden said Jain.
On Wednesday, Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain intimated in press briefing that Rapid testing kits in Delhi are arriving soon as order has been placed and approved by Central Government. Minister also said that Delhi’s hotspot areas to be scanned after the arrival of kits. On other hand Minister intimated about the proceedings on for Covid19 patients treatment and facilities provided by Delhi Govt.
‘We have prepared ovsr 2,500 beds specifically for the treatment of COVID-19 patients which include GB Pant Hospital, LNJP Hospital and Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital. Apart from this, close to 500 beds have been arranged in hospitals; Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, AIIMS and Safdarjung hospitals, he stated while elaborating the preparations made by the government to treat COVIS-19 patients to ‘Asian News International’.
Answering on the cases, Delhi Health Minister said that by Wednesday Delhi has 1,561 cases confirmed of coronavirus, out of which 30 died and 30 recovered. As per ICMR data Delhi has second highest number of cases after Maharashtra which has 2,687 cases confirmed till date.
Responding to the alleged assault of female nurse by patients at Lok Nayak hospital he said, ‘It is not a case of assault but of indecent behaviour. FIR is being registered. After treatment the patient will be handed over to police. We have increased the security in hospitals'.