Amid rising Coronavirus cases, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tested positive for COVID-19
The nation is witnessing a huge surge in the numbers of COVID-19 cases with each passing day. There has also been a constant rise in the number of Omicron cases as well. Bollywood Celebrities, sportsperson, and politicians are also being tested positive for Covid and now Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is also tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.
The cases of COVID-19 are on a constant surge across the nation and it seems that India is under the third wave of the deadly Coronavirus. Delhi-the National Capital is one of the worst Covid-affected States/UTs in India. On Monday, Delhi reported 4,099 fresh Covid-19 cases, up from 3,194 on the preceding day, which is a rise of 28% in 24 hours. The case positivity rate surged to 6.46% from Sunday’s 4.59%. On Tuesday, Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi has been tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. However, he is having mild symptoms and has isolated himself. He has further urged the people that those who have come in contact with him should isolator themselves and must get themselves tested.
On Tuesday morning, the Delhi CM took to his Twitter and wrote “I have tested positive for Covid. Mild symptoms. Have isolated myself at home. Those who came in touch wid me in last few days, kindly isolate urself and get urself tested.” Kejriwal has been on the constant attack from the opposition parties for putting Delhi on Yellow alert while addressing election rallies in the poll-bound states of Punjab and Uttarakhand. The Delhi Chief Minister has been addressing massive campaign rallies in poll-bound states for the last three days.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been criticizing Kejriwal for holding rallies in poll-bound states while putting restrictions in Delhi. BJP’s Kapil Mishra on Tuesday called Kejriwal a ‘super spreader’ after the Delhi chief minister tested positive for Covid-19. The Capital may soon see more stringent restrictions after a quick and huge surge in active coronavirus cases and positivity rate exceeding 6 percent, with the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) meeting on Tuesday.
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