Delhi in the last 24 hours witnessed 20,000 new infections and over 400 deaths.
COVID-19 Situation in Delhi
Delhi is one of the worst-hit cities due to COVID-19 in India. It is witnessing extremely tough situations these days. Several people are succumbing their lives to the virus in the national Capital. The most common reason being, lack of oxygen supply. Delhi is facing a huge oxygen shortage. There are no beds available in the hospitals. People are roaming around here and there on streets in search of beds. The situation is worsening day by day.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Mourns Satyendra’s Father’s Death
Sunday witnessed the death of Delhi Health Minister, Satyendra Jain’s father. Arvind Kejriwal tweeted his demise and expressed his condolence. He mentioned the tweet that it is a piece of very disheartening and sad news for all of them. Satyendra had been working round the clock for the people of Delhi. He is giving his best in arranging resources for the people.
Our health minister Satyendra Jain lost his father today to COVID. V v sad. Satyendra himself has been working tirelessly round the clock for the people of Delhi.
God bless his soul and my heartfelt condolences to the family.
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) May 2, 2021
However, he has been standing by the side of CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia. Satyendra has been at the forefront in helping Delhi combat the virus. And now, sadly, he has lost his father in this pandemic. Satyendra too had tested positive for COVID-19 last year. He was admitted to a private hospital in the national Capital. After a few days of constant battle, he defeated the virus. Besides Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia has also mourned Satyendra’s father’s demise.
Extremely Worrisome Situation All-Around
The situation in the Capital is extremely worrisome. It reported more than 20,000 new cases and 400+ deaths on Sunday. Crematoriums are all flooded with carcasses in the national Capital. On Saturday, the death toll was 412, the highest-ever in Delhi. The positivity rate is 31.61 percent. Additionally, this was the tenth day on the trot that it has witnessed 300+ deaths. On Friday, 12 people including a doctor lost their lives due to a lack of oxygen supply. The High Court has warned the Delhi government that if they can’t control the situation, they will hand it over to the Central Government. It has also considered imposing strict lockdown to curb the virus spread.