Arvind Kejriwal tweeted this morning that he has examined optimistic for Covid and has remoted himself at residence. The Delhi Chief Minister, who addressed huge rallies to marketing campaign for polls in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Uttarakhand up to now three days, stated he had “delicate signs”.
“I’ve examined optimistic for Covid. Delicate signs. Have remoted myself at residence. Those that got here in contact with me in previous few days, kindly isolate your self and get your self examined,” posted the Chief Minister.
I’ve examined optimistic for Covid. Delicate signs. Have remoted myself at residence. Those that got here in contact wid me in previous few days, kindly isolate urself and get urself examined
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) January 4, 2022
Mr Kejriwal, 53, has been on a whirlwind marketing campaign for his Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP) amid surging Covid instances within the nation. He was in Dehradun yesterday, and he had held rallies in Amritsar and Patiala earlier than that.
Delhi has reported a rising positivity fee with 4,099 new instances in 24 hours on Monday.
In response to an official assertion, the positivity fee in Delhi is 6.46 per cent. As many as 6,288 COVID-19 sufferers are in residence isolation.
On Monday, Delhi additionally recorded one Covid dying.
The Omicron variant is driving many of the instances in Delhi, say specialists. “As per genome sequencing stories of December 30-31 from three labs, 81 per cent samples had been contaminated with Omicron. Many of the instances are of Omicron,” Delhi Well being Minister Satyender Jain stated.
The surge could set off new restrictions underneath the colour-coded Graded Response Motion Plan (GRAP), based on Sources. The Delhi Catastrophe Administration Authority will meet immediately for a choice.
With the positivity fee above 5 per cent for 2 straight days, Delhi faces “crimson alert” restrictions like a complete curfew barring important companies, a shutdown of non-essential outlets, malls and salons and extra curbs on public transport, weddings and funerals.
A “yellow alert” has been in place within the capital since December 29. Cinemas, gyms are shut and outlets have been allowed on an odd-even foundation. Metro trains and buses can solely function at half the capability.
Mr Kejriwal had earlier urged individuals to not panic, amid rising instances, saying the scenario is underneath management as hospitalisations are low.