Delhi govt to screen every house by July 6

As a part of the New Covid-19 response plan, the Arvind Kejriwal government will screen every house in the national capital by July 6 to contain the spread of infection, even as Delhi’s tally of Covid-19 cases crossed the 66,000-mark with the biggest single-day jump of 3,947 fresh infections on Tuesday

By June 30 all houses in the containment zones will be screened and by By July 6, every house in the national capital will be screened, the government said as part of the new Covid response plan released after meetings between Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Kejriwal in the last week.

A Delhi health department bulletin said on Tuesday that the national capital reported 3,000 or more fresh cases between Friday and Sunday. On Monday, 2,909 cases and 68 fatalities have been recorded in the last 24 hours .