New Delhi: The Delhi authorities has known as a gathering of the Catastrophe Administration Authority (DDMA) on Monday (November 29, 2021) to debate steps and the longer term plan of action to deal with the specter of the brand new coronavirus variant detected in South Africa, mentioned Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the present day.
“In view of the threat from new COVID variant from African countries, we have requested experts to make a presentation to DDMA on Mon and suggest what steps we shud take. We will take all steps necessary to protect u and ur family,?” Kejriwal tweeted on Friday.
The event comes a day after the Central authorities requested all states and union territories to take up rigorous steps by mandating screening and RT-PCR testings of all worldwide travellers, coming from South Africa, Hong Kong and Botswana.
As per the Chief Minister’s tweet, the consultants of the Delhi Catastrophe Administration Authority (DDMA) will make a presentation to counsel steps to guard the nationwide capital from the B.1.1.529 pressure of the coronavirus, which continues to be a well being concern within the aforementioned international locations.
Delhi has been one of many worst affected cities each through the first and second waves of COVID-19 infections. The Union Territory is now reeling with rising dengue numbers as effectively.
In the meantime, the World Well being Group (WHO) goes to convene an emergency assembly on Friday to debate the possibly augmenting COVID pressure present in South Africa and Botswana.