Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has apparently cancelled all of his upcoming meetings and has gone in self isolation after he got slight fever and a sore throat. According to reports, the Aam Aadmi Party has mentioned that the CM would go through a test for COVID-19 tomorrow (Tuesday).
Kejriwal was last seen in a press conference yesterday, announcing the reopening of shopping malls, restaurants, and places of worship in Delhi from Monday. He has gone in self isolation since then at his residence after developing common symptoms of a respiratory illness. “Places of worship, malls, restaurants shall open in Delhi as per the Centre’s guidelines. However, banquet halls and hotels will remain closed,” he had mentioned in the briefing yesterday, further adding that Delhi’s borders were opening with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on Monday. The CM also announced the Delhi government’s decision to make all government and private hospitals in the national capital exclusive for residents of Delhi during the coronavirus crisis.
Delhi has registered a total of 28,936 coronavirus cases while 812 people have succumbed to the illness. India recorded its highest single day spike of 9971 cases on Sunday, taking the total tally to 2,56,611, as on Monday morning. 7135 people have died in the country as a result of the pandemic.