Covid testing to increase by 80,000 in Delhi

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Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain announced that Covid-19 testing will be increased to 80,000 per day in the national capital, reports ANI.

He said, “From today, we’re going to increase testing to over 80,000 tests daily. Yesterday, government issued an order for increasing 220 beds in ICU wards in private hospitals for COVID patients. There is just 25% occupancy in private & govt hospitals in Delhi.”

The national capital has been witnessing a surge in Covid-19 infections in the past few days, reporting 992 new infections on Tuesday.

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