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Delhi is following 'very aggressive' Covid-19 testing, assures CM Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said Delhi conducted its highest single-day number of Covid-19 tests on Friday

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Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

conducted the highest number of COVID-19 tests in a single day on Friday, said Chief Minister on Saturday.

He informed that the government has increased testing four times in the national capital and now a strategy of very aggressive testing and isolation is being followed to combat COVID-19.

"conducted highest no of tests in a singly day yesterday- 21,144. We have increased testing 4 times. now following strategy of very aggressive testing and isolation," Kejriwal tweeted.

On Friday, the Chief Minister had said that the "number of COVID-19 cases in the national capital is high but the situation is under control and there is no need to worry".

"COVID-19 cases in Delhi are mild and most of them do not require hospitalisation. Right now, we have over 13,500 beds ready," he added.

Delhi has confirmed 77,240 COVID-19 cases, including 2,492 deaths, as per the Union Health Ministry's Saturday bulletin.

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First Published: Sat, June 27 2020. 10:31 IST