With the daily surge of Covid cases in the country, the Delhi Government has filed FIRs against leading four private airlines alleging that they did not check the RT-PCR reports of the passengers who travelled to Delhi from Maharashtra.
According to the official reports, the four airlines who are in question IndiGo, Vistara, SpiceJet and AirAsia and the cases have been filed under the Disaster Management Act ( DDMA act).
Among the other states, Delhi made a negative RT-PCR report which is not older than 72 hours before the departure and mandatory for those who are travelling from Maharashtra and also termed as the worst Covid affected state in the country.
As per the Covid guidelines, passengers who test positive will be quarantined at home or hospital for around ten days and while travelling without a negative Covid report will be placed in quarantine for 14 days.
After witnessing an alarming number of cases of Coronavirus, the Delhi Government announced strict actions while ensuring an adequate number of hospital beds and availability of oxygen for all the patients.
With the unprecedented surge in Covid-19 cases, the national capital is facing a shortage of beds as the daily positivity rate has jumped to 30 per cent, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has sought the Centre’s help in ensuring an adequate number of hospital beds and availability of oxygen for COVID patients.
He stated that there is a shortage of ICU beds in Delhi and at present, less than one hundred ICU beds are available in Delhi along with a shortage of oxygen also. To which he appealed the Centre for more beds and additional help for the second surge of the pandemic.
Kejriwal also spoke to Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and share the current situation of the capital. He also spoke to Union Home Minister Amit Shah regarding the lack of beds
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s remarks came after reviewing Delhi’s Covid-19 situation with the Health Minister and senior health officials of the Delhi government.
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