State health minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said that there was "no chance" of implementing another lockdown in the Capital and that individuals should "figure out how to live with it" Covid-19 when the city is recording a spike in day by day new Covid-19 contaminations, which are at their most significant levels since mid-December.
"There is no chance of another lockdown in Delhi as of now. A lockdown had been executed once and it was imagined that since the brooding time frame for the infection was 14 days, if all action was halted for 21 days, the transmission would stop. The lockdown was expanded over and over, yet the infection didn't stop. In this way, lockdown isn't the solution," said Jain in a press collaboration on Saturday.
All things considered, he said, the city's peoples need to follow protocols to stem the spread of the viral flare-up and that "specialists have been saying that one should not really accept that we would dispose of the infection any time soon and we need to figure out how to live with it".
On Saturday, Delhi announced 1,558 new Covid-19 cases just now for the third day straight, taking the complete number of cases to 6,55,834.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will not go to public Holi programs because of Covid-19 spike, the Delhi Traffic Police has said individuals won't be permitted to assemble in the public capital during forthcoming celebrations, for example, Holi, Shab-e-Barat, and Navaratri. Delhi L-G Anil Baijal wishes individuals on Shab-e-Barat, asks all to remain at home
Specialists have over and again called for limitations, for example, diminishing "superfluous" exercises and huge get-togethers in the city, particularly with the impending Holi celebration on March 29, alongside guaranteeing social separating measures are followed.
"I accept individuals need to practice limitation themselves. They definitely realize what to do, yet have not been following the protocols of late. During Holi, individuals ought to try not to go to others' homes to wish them and do it via telephone all things considered. On the off chance that they need to head off to some place, they should wear a veil and abstain from embracing others or applying gulal," said Dr Lalit Kant, previous top of the division of the study of disease transmission at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
Jain added, "To stop the increment in the quantity of cases, we have expanded the pace of testing with around 85,000 to 90,000 tests being led every day. This is multiple times more than the nation's normal. Disengagement and contact following is likewise being finished. For each certain case, more than 30 contacts are followed and requested to stay in isolate to contain it as quick as could be expected."
The Aam Aadmi Party leader likewise said that the Delhi organization has, since Monday, started directing random tests at railroad stations and air terminals to forestall contaminations being imported in from different nations and urban areas. Discussing the state government's readiness, Jain said there was sufficient accessibility of emergency clinic beds to deal with the current flood in cases. Jain additionally said that immunization levels in the city are probably going to increment from April 1, when the countrywide eligibility measures is loose to incorporate all grown-ups over the age of 45.
At present, just those over the age of 60, and those between ages 45-59 with explicit comorbid conditions can get the immunization shots.
Specialists say the city's immunization drive must be scaled up to control the spread of Covid-19. The drive has so far been slower than arranged, with 31,504 hits controlled on normal every day as the week progressed. On Saturday, 33,571 individuals were directed the main portion of the immunization, and 4,163 were offered their second shots.