Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted this morning that he has examined optimistic for Covid and has remoted himself at residence.
“I’ve examined optimistic for Covid. Delicate signs. Have remoted myself at residence. Those that got here in contact with me in previous couple of days, kindly isolate your self and get your self examined,” posted the Chief Minister, who has been campaigning for polls forward in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
I’ve examined optimistic for Covid. Delicate signs. Have remoted myself at residence. Those that got here in contact wid me in previous couple of days, kindly isolate urself and get urself examined
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) January 4, 2022
Delhi has reported a rising positivity charge with 4,099 new circumstances in 24 hours on Monday.
In response to an official assertion, the positivity charge in Delhi is 6.46 per cent. As many as 6,288 COVID-19 sufferers and suspected circumstances are in residence isolation.
On Monday, Delhi additionally recorded one Covid demise.
In response to consultants, the Omicron variant is driving many of the circumstances in Delhi.
The surge might set off new restrictions underneath the colour-coded Graded Response Motion Plan (GRAP), in line with experiences. The Delhi Catastrophe Administration Authority will meet immediately for a call.
With the positivity charge above 5 per cent for 2 straight days, Delhi faces “pink alert” restrictions like a complete curfew barring important companies, a shutdown of non-essential retailers, 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 retailers 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 circumstances, saying the scenario is underneath management as hospitalisations are low.