New Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said his government adopted various measures to ensure that Covid-19 fatality rate does not increase at a time when the cases of the disease is on the surge in the national capital.
Kejriwal’s remarks came at a time when a total of 6,703 deaths have been reported in the national capital due to the pandemic so far, However, the number of cumulative Covid cases in the city stand 3,65,866, including 37,369 active cases.
“Delhi government has taken several steps to ensure that fatality rate does not increase despite increase in no of cases,” Kejriwal said in a tweet.
Kejriwal’s statement came after Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain in a tweet said the city is on the 17th position in Covid death per million population, and is far behind all metro cities.
Jain mentioned the graph of Chennai and Kolkata where 518 and 503 deaths per million population have been reported.