CM Arvind Kejriwal Underlines Pollution as Major Cause for Severe Third Wave in the Capital

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tells PM Modi that Delhi’s severe third wave has worsened due to pollution and other factors. 

Worsening quality of air in Delhi could be a major cause for the spike in COVID-19 infections
Worsening quality of air in Delhi could be a major cause for the spike in COVID-19 infections

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tell him that the major third wave of the coronavirus infections in Delhi have come about to a great degree owing to the worsening air quality the city among a host of other factors. PM Modi met the chief ministers of the eight worst affected states in the country to review the coronavirus situation there. He is also expected to hold a meeting with all the chief ministers to speak about the delivery of the vaccines.

India’s coronavirus tally has now reached 91,77,840 and the country reported a total of 37,975 new cases in total. The country’s toll increased by 480 to climb up to 1,34,218. The total recovered cases now stand at 86,04,955 and the number of active cases in India is 4,38,667.

Many states throughout the country have started to ensure that their rules and stringency measures are strictly followed to make sure that the pandemic situation doesn’t worsen any further. Many cities and towns throughout the country have witnessed a heavy spike in the number of cases despite the fact that the overall daily case rise has remained below 50,000. Now we have stricter rules about gatherings, entry and exit from cities as well seeing some states come back to the system of imposing night curfews. It is hoped that keeping into mind the worsening COVID-19 situation in Delhi due to pollution and other factors, CM Arvind Kejriwal will be able to effectively monitor the situation and stop all possibilities of the situation worsening.

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