Delhi CM Kejriwal assures he is prepared if coronavirus cases rise
New Delhi : Despite the fact that total number of coronavirus cases in Delhi has gone to 400, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced that there is no report of community transmission and the national capital is prepared to tackle unexpected rise in the number of COVID-19 infection cases.
Among those found positive 259 are of the Tablighi Jamaat attendees who were evacuated from the Markaz which violated rules and held a massive congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin area last month with attendees from countries like Malaysia and Kyrgyzstan.
According to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, five people have died in the national capital, including one who attended the Markaz.
"Community spread of the virus is not taking place in Delhi yet and there is no need to panic. The situation is under control," Arvind Kejriwal said.
The government has made preparations if the virus starts spreading among people, he said.
The number of coronavirus cases in India stood at 2,301 with 56 deaths on Friday with the government maintaining India is at Stage 2 of the pandemic.