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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

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

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Delhi conducted the highest number of COVID-19 tests in a single day on Friday, said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal 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.
"Delhi conducted highest no of tests in a singly day yesterday- 21,144. We have increased testing 4 times. Delhi 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: Jun 27 2020 | 10:31 AM IST

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