'Could be third wave': Satyendar Jain on rising COVID cases in Delhi

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Published on October 29, 2020 - Duration: 01:43s

'Could be third wave': Satyendar Jain on rising COVID cases in Delhi

Updating on rising coronavirus cases in Delhi, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said, contract tracing has been intensified in national capital.

He also said it could be third wave, however, need to wait for a week to be sure.

"Yesterday Delhi witnessed 5,673 COVID cases and 40 deaths.

5,665 beds are occupied and 10,100 beds are vacant in the national capital.

We are also doing test of COVID positives' close contacts.

Our aim is that no single case is left, that is why the numbers are rising.

Contact tracing has also been intensified.

Testing has also been increased," said Satyendar Jain.

On being asked about third COVID wave, Jain said, "It is too early to say that Delhi is experiencing the 3rd wave of COVID-19 cases.

We must wait for another week in order to definitively say that, but it possible that we're already in that phase."

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