New Delhi, June 05, 2020: With 9,851 new COVID-19 cases and 273 deaths in the last 24 hours, India’s case tally reaches 2,26,770, as per the Union Health Ministry. Death toll is at 6,348. As many as 1,09,461 have recovered and 1,10,960 cases are active as of Friday, 5 June.
Amid the reports of patients not being able to find beds in Delhi’s COVID-19 hospitals, the Delhi government has issued new SOPs for these hospitals. The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government says it will be the responsibility of the hospital to shift patients to another hospital if beds are not available. The hospital will also provide medical care to the patient till that time.
Meanwhile. the Health Ministry issued the SOPs on preventive measures to be taken in hotels, shopping malls, restaurants and places of worship to contain the spread of COVID-19. This comes days ahead of the re-opening of these places on 8 June, as specified by the Home Ministry in its guidelines under Unlock 1.0.