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186 Covid-19 cases reported on Saturday were asymptomatic: Delhi CM


Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday that all the 186 novel coronavirus cases reported on Saturday were asymptomatic and the patients did not know that they were infected.
He said, "All the 186 Covid-19 positive cases that were reported yesterday were asymptomatic, they didn’t know they had Coronavirus. This is more worrying."
Addressing the media, he said, "Coronavirus is spreading rapidly in Delhi but it is still under control. There is no need to panic."
"I had word with one of Covid-19 positive persons, he told me that he was volunteering at a govt food distribution center and was helping in food distribution. I have ordered to hold rapid testing of people who came to that food center, along with others working at our centres," he said.
Arvind Kejriwal also added that till April 27, there will be no relaxation in any of the hotspot areas. He reiterated that the lockdown is required to curb the spread of the disease.
A review meeting will again be held on April 27 to access the situation.
The Covid-19 outbreak has claimed 42 lives in Delhi, while infecting a total of 1,707 people to date. The figure is inclusive of 72 patients who have been cured of the infection and discharged from various hospitals in the national capital.
Delhi, as of now, has 76 containment zones.

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