We cannot be in a permanent lockdown: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

WION Web Team New Delhi May 30, 2020, 01.33 PM(IST)

File photo of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Photograph:( ANI )

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''It is a matter of concern but it is nothing to be scared of. I assure you that your government is four steps ahead of Coronavirus,'' he noted.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that Delhi was witnessing a surge in Covid-19 cases but there was nothing to worry about.

Kejriwal assured that his government was fully prepared. 

''I assure you that we are fully prepared. We cannot be in a permanent lockdown,'' he said while addressing the media. 

''It is a matter of concern but it is nothing to be scared of. I assure you that your government is four steps ahead of Coronavirus,'' he noted.

Out of the total patients, only 2100 are in hospitals rest are undergoing treatment at their homes. 6500 beds are ready till date and 9500 beds will be ready by another week, the Delhi CM said. 

"Most of the people are recovering, and they are recovering at home. There is no need to panic," he added.