Delhi Health Minister says source of 50% Covid cases undetectable

Amid rising cases of corona virus in Delhi, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Tuesday that a community spread has started in the country's capital, But he said that it will be considered only when the central government announces it.

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Published on 9 Jun 2020 8:04 AM GMT

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New Delhi: Amid rising cases of corona virus in Delhi, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Tuesday that a community spread has started in the country's capital, But he said that it will be considered only when the central government announces it.

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain said that LG Anil Baijal Sir has decided that the Delhi government has decided about the hospitals here, in such a situation, where will the treatment of the people of Delhi now be done. He said that planes have come here from all over the world in Delhi, cases are increasing here.

The Kejriwal government of Delhi had decided that only Delhi's Corona patients would be treated in Delhi government hospitals, But Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal overturned this decision.

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AIIMS said that community spread has been started:

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said, 'Of new cases being reported in city, nearly 50 percent are those in which source of infection is not known.'

Satyendra Jain said that the director of AIIMS said that community spread has been started in Delhi. They have agreed, but the central government is not accepting it. Now the announcement will be made only if the central government agrees. There are many such cases in Delhi, almost half of such cases are not known.

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Half the cases source of infection is unknown:

'There isn’t one such case where source is unknown. There are many cases, in fact in case of around half the cases source of infection is unknown. There are four stages in epidemiology in which the third stage is the community spread,' Jain said.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

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