In the National Capital, Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a meeting with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and Delhi’s health minister Satyendra Jain to discuss about curbing the spread of coronavirus in the metro city.
On Twitter, Amit Shah stated that a comprehensive health survey of every person would be conducted in the containment zones to check the spread of COVID-19. The testing for the will be doubled in the next two days in the capital and tripled in six days.
Apart from this, the leaders have directed immediate transfer of four IAS officers to assist Delhi Government in the management of coronavirus. Also, they have agreed for an immediate action plan to increase capacity of beds, increase testing and other important initiatives. The government will convert 500 rail coaches into COVID-19 beds to fight against the pandemic.
Calling the meeting productive, Amit Shah’s office tweeted about the same, here:
HM Shri @AmitShah chairs meeting to review COVID-19 situation in Delhi.
• Modi govt to immediately provide 500 converted rail coaches to the Delhi govt, adding 8,000 beds for COVID-19 patients.
— गृहमंत्री कार्यालय, HMO India (@HMOIndia) June 14, 2020