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HM Amit Shah orders door to door survey & tests to contain coronavirus in Delhi

Updated: November 16, 2020 12:47 pm
Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the prevailing COVID-19 situation in Delhi and medical infrastructure at a high level meeting in which he directed to increase the RT-PCR test in the national capital by two fold.

After holding the meeting, on Sunday, Mr Shah in a series of tweets said that mobile testing vans of the Ministry of Health and ICMR will be deployed where there is a high risk of COVID-19 infection by maximum use of the capacity of labs in Delhi.

He said, the capacity of hospitals and availability of other medical infrastructure in Delhi should be increased as well as 250 to 300 ICU beds will be added  in DRDO COVID-19 Hospital located in Dhaula Kuan built in May this year so that treatment can be provided for serious Covid patients there.

Mr Shah said that the 10 thousand -bed Covid Center in Chhatarpur will be further strengthened with an aim to increase the availability of beds with oxygen facilities.

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