NEW DELHI: Current Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal along with his cabinet ministers carried out a review meeting on 16 March 2020. All the district authorities were called to discuss the measures taken against the spread of coronavirus in the capital city.
The CM along with ministers like Manish Sisodia, Kailash Gahlot, Satyendar Jain, came together to analyse the precautionary measures taken to control and stabilise the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, which is on the rise in India. The gathering was held in the form of videoconferencing in Delhi Secretariat.
Kejriwal also tweeted about the recently conducted conference to the public.
Reviewed Delhi govt's effort on the ground to contain Coronavirus over video conference with DMs, SDMs, municipal commisioners along with Cabinet ministers and senior officers pic.twitter.com/bJkhXDSjba— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) March 16, 2020
A short video clip statement was also shared by him about the working of his government to fight off the highly contagious virus.
दिल्ली सरकार ने Coronavirus को फैलने से रोकने के लिए आज कुछ नए क़दम उठाए हैं https://t.co/bE6AeY8VvK— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) March 16, 2020
Recent developments regarding sanitation work carried out within transportation facilities were also shared.
We r daily disinfecting all Delhi buses and the buses which come from other states. Bus terminals are also disinfected daily https://t.co/BiHWtHA9SN— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) March 16, 2020
Official document mentioning all the strict measures being taken under the Epidemic Diseases Act of 1897 was also posted.
Several steps taken today to deal wid Corona. pic.twitter.com/9GgeRxOEED— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) March 16, 2020
The capital has reported 7 cases of coronavirus, out of which 2 have been cured and 1 has resulted in death.
The government also took the step to close all the educational institutions like school, universities and colleges, along with cinema halls and swimming pools. Compulsory disinfection of public offices and transport are also being carried out.
Health Ministry of the country earlier reported that India has a total of 110 cases, the death toll is 2 with cured patients counting up to 13.