There is no network spread of Covid-19 in the national capital, vice president serve Manish Sisodia said citing focal government authorities present at a pivotal gathering of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) to survey the circumstance. Sisodia told correspondents after the gathering that Delhi is relied upon to see 5.5 lakh Covid-19 cases by July 31.
“We expect around 44,000 cases in Delhi by June 15, 1 lakh cases by June 30, 2.5 lakh cases by July 15, and 5.5 lakh cases by July 31,” Sisodia said. Delhi would need 80,000 beds by July end, he added.
So far the capital has 29,943 confirmed cases and 874 deaths as on Tuesday morning. There are 17,712 active cases and 11,357 cases.
The present gathering was additionally gone to by DDMA director Lt Governor Anil Baijal and Delhi wellbeing priest Satyendar Jain, who said that the wellspring of disease is obscure in around 50 percent Covid-19 cases in the national capital.
“Director AIIMS Randeep Guleria has said (there has been community transmission) but Centre has not yet confirmed it. We will raise the issue in the meeting of the DDMA. What is community spread? It is a situation where source of infection is not known. There are many cases where sources are not known. But we can say that officially only if the Centre admits.In epidemiology, community spread happens to be the third stage. There isn’t one such case where source is unknown. There are many cases, in fact in case of around half the cases source of infection is unknown,” Jain said.