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Long queues for medical service in Delhi may spike the COVID-19 cases

By Ishika Sahni

Not only from coronavirus, but people are also going through other diseases. They are also making a huge impact on people's health and making them sick. Delhi peoples are observed in long queues outside the hospitals, which may break the social distancing and cause the spread of coronavirus among people.

Long queues outside the hospitals can cause a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases as the virus will spread through social contacting. Because of the lockdown people were not able to take the medical services and treatment, but now in the unlock, people have started going to hospitals and are often seen standing in long queues outside the hospitals. On 27th August outside the OPD at Delhi's GB Pant Hospital, there was a big rush where people came from across Delhi. Social distancing was not maintained which may have caused a hike in the number of cases of COVID-19.

1,693 new COVID-19 cases were found in Delhi and 17 deaths were reported. In total, there are 1,65,764 cases in Delhi and 4,347 deaths. COVID-19 cases have increased in Delhi which will cause difficulty for the government. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced in the press conference that they will double the testing of people and also appealed that if anyone feels any symptoms of COVID-19, they must go and get tested.

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