Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Ensure real-time availability of beds on Delhi Corona app: Arvind Kejriwal

ANI | Updated: Apr 16, 2021 22:44 IST


New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked officials to create more COVID facilities and increase the strength of oxygen beds across Delhi.
He also asked officials to ensure real-time availability of beds on the Delhi Corona app and also ensure that the information on the number of beds is exact.
The Chief Minister held a review meeting on Friday on the situation of coronavirus in Delhi.
He said that there should be multiple assistance numbers in the hospitals and nodal persons should be appointed at every helpline number so that no urgent calls are be missed or turned down.
He also said that the health teams must reach out to every patient in home isolation and provide oximeters.
According to an official release, the Chief Minister said that the focus of the Delhi government is towards increasing the bed capacity, which will ensure adequate treatment for the people who require urgent assistance.
He said that the Delhi government should provide oxygen beds to every patient who is in need, for which more COVID facilities and hospital beds are required.
The Chief Minister said that all the helpline numbers of the hospitals, which are also mentioned on the Delhi Corona app, should remain fully functional.
He also said that people in home isolation should be provided with all assistance possible.
"Delhi's home isolation system is the best in the country, and we must continue to set an example. Our health teams should reach out to every patient who is under home isolation, and provide oximeters. The public should receive all help and assistance while we are suggesting more and more patients to prefer home isolation if they have mild or no symptoms," he said.
Meanwhile, Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava held a video conference on Friday with district DCPs for strict enforcement of COVID restrictions and DDMA order.
He asked all field officers to strictly enforce the guidelines and prosecute those found in willful disobeying the restrictions. (ANI)

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