Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Wednesday said that one of the two Mizoram Houses in Delhi would work as COVID-19 Care Centre for infected positive patients from the state. There are two Mizoram houses in Delhi located in Vasant Vihar and Chanakyapuri localities of Delhi.
Zoramthanga said that he has great concern for the state’s people living in the national capital who have been infected with the deadly virus.
“A Mizoram house at Vasant Vihar will be used as Covid-19 Care Centre for Covid-19 infected positive patients from the state to take rest. We will take measure to make it function as an Intensive Care Unit (ICU),” Zoramthanga posted on his official Instagram handle.
He urged both officials and leaders of Delhi Mizo welfare to arrange in this regard.
The chief minister further urged doctors and nurses from Mizoram living in the national capital to make use of their skills and launch the service as per their convenience.
“We will try our best for our people. It is time for us to fight the pandemic together,” he said.
Delhi is grappling with the second wave of COVID-19. The national capital reported 24,149 new COVID-19 cases and 381 deaths on Tuesday, the highest single-day toll since the outbreak of the pandemic.
Meanwhile, 49 people have been discharged from various COVID-19 Care Centres in Mizoram on Wednesday, reducing the active cases in the state to 936.
A total of 4,792 people have recovered from the viral infection, and the recovery rate in the state is 83.46 per cent. Mizoram on Wednesday reported the highest spike ever with 229 new cases, pushing the state’s tally to 5,742.
At least 13 people have succumbed to the infection so far.
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