Shah, Kejriwal visit Sardar Patel COVID-19 care centre in Delhi
   Date :28-Jun-2020

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NEW DELHI :
 
UNION Home Minister Amit Shah and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday visited the 10,000-bed Sardar Patel COVID-19 Care Centre at Radha Soami Satsang Beas at Chattarpur in south Delhi and reviewed the preparedness.
 
The COVID-19 centre is being developed under the Union Home Ministry’s supervision to meet the bed shortage amid rise in the number of novel coronavirus cases in Delhi. As on Saturday, the total number of cases in the national capital were recorded to be 80,188 with 30,887 active cases while 2,558 have succumbed to the deadly disease and 49,301 people have recovered.
 
Besides Shah and Kejriwal, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy, Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Director General S S Deswal also visited the centre with them. In around half-an-hour visit, the Home Minister was apprised about the facilities and the preparedness to deal with patients at the centre. Around 2,000 beds are also being made operational at the care centre. The operation of this centre, including availability of adequate medical staff, has been entrusted to the Central Armed Police Forces, led by the ITBP.