'Delhi Is For Everyone, Kejriwal Govt Should Plan Health Infrastructure': LG Office Delhi LG Anil Baijal held an all-party meeting over Covid-19 preparedness.

After Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday (9 June) held an all-party meeting to discuss the Covid-19 situation in the national capital, the LG office said that the city is for everyone and the Delhi government should plan its health infrastructure.

Baijal tweeted, "Discussed issues relating to availability of beds for Covid-19 patients, extensive testing, swift ambulance response, providing critical information in public domain."

"Meeting held in a very constructive and harmonious atmosphere. Many constructive suggestions have been received and all of us need to fight this pandemic together," he added.

During the meeting, Principal Secretary (Health) made a detailed presentation on the preparedness and planning of the government regarding declaration of private hospitals as Covid hospitals.

The LG office was informed that up to 8 June, there were 29,943 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Delhi out of which 11,357 patients had recovered/discharged/migrated.

The fatality rate in Delhi is 2.92 per cent as compared to the national average of 2.81 per cent, while the recovery rate is 38 per cent.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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