National Desk: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Wednesday that the night curfew was imposed in the national capital because there were reports that parties and social gatherings were being organized in different parts of the city at a time when Kovid. -19 cases are growing at a fast pace. Talking to reporters, he also feared that if the infection rate increased and safety guidelines were not followed by the people, the new cases could break the previous daily growth record recorded in November last year.
Night curfew till 30 April
However, he said that it is too early to speculate on this and it is the government's effort to control these infections as effectively as possible. Jain's remarks on the state of the pandemic came at a time when the Delhi government imposed a nighttime curfew in the national capital from 10 am to 5 am in the wake of rising cases of Kovid-19. It will continue till April 30.
5,100 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported.
According to Delhi's Health Department, 5,100 new cases of Kovid-19 were detected in the city on Tuesday, while the death toll rose to 11,113 with 17 more deaths. More than one lakh tests were done on Monday and the infection rate was 4.93 percent on Tuesday. Jain said, "We decided to impose a nightly curfew in the city, as reports were being held about parties and gatherings in different parts of the city. Given the current situation, one person spread the infection all in one assembly." Can, so we took this step. " He said that although this is "not a drastic move" and that many categories have been exempted, restaurants in the city usually run until 11 pm, so they have to close only one hour in advance in view of public safety. All adults .
Repeated demand for vaccination
Asked about the efficacy of the night curfew in curbing the cases, he said, "Let's wait and see." On the issues of problems related to people acquiring e-passes, the minister said, this is an initial problem and it will be resolved soon. Amid the huge increase in Kovid-19 cases in the national capital, Jain said on Tuesday that the city's government was vigilant about the epidemic situation and was keeping a "tight vigil" over it. He reiterated his demand that vaccination should begin for all adults.
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When asked about the IPL match to be held in Delhi on 29 April, he said, "The matter has been taken into consideration." On the issue of increasing cases in the city, he said, "About 2,000 beds have been increased in various hospitals in the last few days, and 2,000-2,500 more beds will be arranged in the next few days."