COVID-19 cases are doubling every 12-13 days in Delhi, Mr Sisodia said
Delhi will have 5.5 lakh coronavirus cases by July 31 based on the current doubling rate of the infection, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said today, predicting a huge demand for hospital beds a day after his government's decision to reserve beds in hospitals for residents was cancelled by the Lieutenant Governor.
COVID-19 cases are doubling every 12-13 days in Delhi, Mr Sisodia said.
"5.5 lakh COVID-19 cases are expected in Delhi by July 31. We will need 80,000 beds by then," he told reporters.
By the Delhi government's estimates, by June 15 there will be 44,000 cases, one lakh cases by 30 June and 2.25 lakh cases by July 15.