A new wave of 13,500 Covid cases, the largest increase in a day to date, has brought Delhi’s case count to a total of 7,36,788 infections, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged the central government to cancel. CBSE board reviews. This is the third day in a row that the state capital has seen a record increase in Covid infections.
“In the last 24 hours, there has been an increase of 13,500 new cases of Covid in the city. At the height of the third wave of Covid in November, Delhi recorded the largest increase of 8,500 cases in one day. The fourth wave, like We All Know It, is much more dangerous. Young people and children are affected in the fourth wave, ”Arvind Kejriwal said during a video address this afternoon.
“I urge everyone not to leave the house unless necessary,” he added, urging anyone over 45 to get vaccinated.
During the CBSE board reviews, the prime minister appealed to the center. “Six lakh students from the city will appear for the board examinations. A lakh instructor will be on duty. Passing the board examinations may result in a widespread spread of the coronavirus … Alternative assessment methods can be explored. . Be promoted from online exams or internal evaluations. Jury exams must be canceled, “he said.
The alarming increase in cases across the country has prompted political leaders and parent organizations to call for the board’s reviews to be canceled. On Sunday, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra wrote to Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal to reconsider taking the exams.
India has recorded 1.61 million cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to Rs 1.36 million. On Monday, the country recorded 1.68 lakh-covid cases in one day, the largest increase in one day.
Over 82 private hospitals have been asked to maintain 60% of their intensive care beds for Covid patients.