NEW DELHI: COVID-19 tests in Delhi will be doubled to 40,000 per day inside every week as there was a marginal enhance in the variety of coronavirus cases in town, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated on Wednesday.

Addressing an internet media briefing, Kejriwal stated that at current, 20,000 exams are being carried out per day in town.

The chief minister stated that the federal government has issued instructions for stringent enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines, including that everybody ought to put on face masks and preserve social distancing at public locations.

He stated that after August 17, there was a marginal enhance in COVID-19 cases in the nationwide capital.

In the final 24 hours, 1,693 new COVD-19 cases have been reported in Delhi, he stated, including that the federal government has a complete of 14,130 COVID beds and of these, 10,448 are vacant.

“Only 3,700 COVID beds have thus far been occupied by coronavirus sufferers and of those, 2,900 are occupied by Delhiites and 800 by these from different states,” Kejriwal stated. He asserted that no demise of any COVID-19 affected person, who’s beneath house isolation, has been reported in Delhi since July 14.