Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal calls urgent meet on coronavirus situation as cases rise

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal calls urgent meet on coronavirus situation as cases rise

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called a high-level meeting to discuss the rising number of novel coronavirus cases in the national capital, sources said on Wednesday.

Health Minister Satyendar Jain, Chief Secretary Vijay Dev, and senior officials will attend the meeting, which will take place at 11 am, according to sources.

The city recorded 1,544 more Covid-19 cases and 17 deaths on Tuesday. It was the first time in over a month that the number of new infections crossed the 1,500 marks.