New Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said that more than 1000 positive cases of coronavirus in the national capital are linked to Markaz Nizamuddin.
“In the last 24 hours, with only 17 new cases being reported and two deaths, the total number of cases rose to 1,578, of which 1,080, cases i.e. 68.4 per cent are Markaz cases,” he told news agency ANI.
“Three weeks of the national lockdown have already been passed with 17-18 days more to go. If the public follows the lockdown norms judiciously, we can contain the spread to quite an extent,” the Minister said.
867 people are admitted in the hospitals. 29 patients are in the intensive care, five patients are currently on the ventilator and 32 patients are dead in the national capital.