Delhi has most number of vacant COVID-19 beds: Satyendra Jain

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New Delhi : Delhi's health minister Satyender Jain on Thursday said that there are 13,000 vacant beds for COVID-19 patients in the national capital, more than any state in India.

"Covid numbers fluctuate, so it is important that trend gets stabilized," Jain said.

Meanwhile, he claimed that the third wave of coronavirus in Delhi is on wane, however, it is not over yet.

Speaking on vaccination for Covid, Jain said healthcare workers and other frontline staff will be first administered after which, the elderly will receive it and later, the others.

He also mentioned that around 2 lakh people have already registered to get the vaccination.

"If we have vaccine availability, we can vaccinate the entire population in a week's time, we have the preparations ready," he added.