New Delhi: On a day he chaired an all-party meeting to discuss the coronavirus crisis in Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah urged workers of all political parties to put aside political differences and and work for the welfare of the people of Delhi. Also Read - COVID Crisis: By June 20, 18,000 Tests Will be Conducted Per Day in Delhi, Amit Shah at All-Party Meet
Hours after the meeting, he tweeted in Hindi: “Chaired a meeting with political parties in Delhi to discuss the coronavirus situation. At this time, all parties should put aside all their political differences and work under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the welfare of the people of Delhi.” Also Read - Coronavirus: Amid Spike in Cases, Amit Shah to Hold All-party Meet Today to Assess Situation in Delhi
“The unity among all parties will inspire confidence among the people and strengthen fight against coronavirus,” he added. Also Read - COVID-19 in Delhi: Highest Single-day Spike Reported With 2224 Fresh Cases; Testing to be Doubled in Next 2 Days, Says Amit Shah
Notably, today’s meeting came a day after the Home Minister met Delhi LG Anil Baijal and CM Arvind Kejriwal to discuss the COVID-19 situation. A number of key decisions were taken at the meet on Sunday.
In today’s meet, he asserted that by June 20, 18,000 tests would have been done in the national capital.
Later, the Home Minister also visited LNJP Hospital to take stock of COVID-19 preparedness at the hospital.
Later, speaking to media, Suresh Kumar, Medical Director of LNJP Hospital, said, “We told the Home Minister in detail about the facilities at the hospital. He was very happy with our work and appreciated our staff.”
Notably, Delhi, with over 41,000 coronavirus cases, is the third-worst hit state in the country after Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu respectively.
It’s last three 24-hour spikes have all been in excess of 2,000, with the latest 2,224 cases being its worst thus far.