Aam Aadmi Party workers protested against spike in fuel prices at DDU Marg on July 01. Prices of petrol and diesel in the national capital are Rs. 80.43/litre and Rs 80.53/litre respectively. Fuel prices remained unchanged for second consecutive day on July 1. Protestors were later detained by the police.
Delhi LG Anil Baijal withdrew order of mandatory 5-day institutional quarantine for COVID-19 patients. Speaking on it, AAP leader, Raghav Chadha said, "The rollback of mandatory five day institutional quarantine by the Lt Governor of Delhi is not a matter to celebrate, the Delhi government is continuously raising the voices of people of Delhi. We continuously raised this issue before the Lt Governor of Delhi and opposed the move by stating facts. So, today the decision is taken for the public. It is not BJP vs AAP where BJP lost today and AAP won. There are three governments functional in Delhi, the central, state, and the Municipal Corporation, and all three governments should come together and fight against coronavirus.
Health Minister of Delhi, Satyendar Jain is admitted in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus. Speaking on Jain's health, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal said, "His latest CT scan report shows that the pneumonia patches in his lungs have increased. He experienced increased giddiness and tiredness today. The advice of doctors will be followed." On AAP not being invited for all-party meeting called by PM Modi, Kejriwal said, "We stand with the country and our security forces. Strict action should be taken against China."
The Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), commented over the all-party meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday to discuss the coronavirus crisis in the national capital. "At all-party meeting, it was discussed to increase 1900 beds in state government hospitals, 2000 beds in central government hospitals, 1100 in private hospitals, 8000 beds in railway coaches and 4000 beds in hotels and to increase the testing capacity to 18,000 per day from June 20," said Sanjay Singh.
The Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Sanjay Singh reacted over the visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah visit at Delhi's Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital. He said that Amit Shah has today approved the work done by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the hospital. "Union Home Minister Amit Shah asked the hospital staff to focus on work and to not pay heed to negative reports about the hospital. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been monitoring the situation and fixing lapses and today HM approved of this. The visit was his own initiative," Sanjay Singh said while taking to ANI.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on July 03 met the family of LNJP Hospital's Dr. Aseem Gupta who died due to COVID-19. The CM handed over a compensation amount of Rs 1 crore to his family during his visit. CM Kejriwal said, "Dr. Aseem Gupta was martyred while treating COVID-19 patients. This is a big loss for us. The way doctors, nurses and paramedical staff are saving lives of people and fighting against the virus, they are the biggest hope for people."
While addressing a press conference in the national capital on July 02, the Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal urged recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma and explained about eligibility. He said, "If you have recovered from COVID-19 and your age is between 18 and 60 and your weight is above 50 kg, then you may donate plasma for COVID-19 patients." "However, women who have given birth or the persons with comorbidities, are not eligible to donate plasma," Delhi CM added.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia on July 01 visited commonwealth games village which has been turned into COVID care centre. CM Kejriwal said, "Around 500 beds have been set up here. The centre will be linked to LNJP Hospital and has separate wards for male and female patients."
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on outcome of SDMA's meeting said that Central Government has rolled back its order mandating COVID-19 patients to visit COVID care centres for health assessment. "Now Delhi Government's medical teams will visit people at their home to assess whether they can stay in home isolation and need to be sent to hospital," added Sisodia.
Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on June 23 informed that he has written a letter to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal regarding COVID-19. He said, "After Lt Governor ordered that every COVID positive patient is required to visit quarantine centre for clinical assessment, a lot of pressure is being built on people. So, I have written a letter to LG requesting him to withdraw this order".
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