Days after a well-known Bollywood music composer posted a video exhibiting how the PPE package of a probably COVID-positive man lay strewn on the street in his posh South Delhi neighbourhood, the police have confirmed that the suspect has coronavirus and filed a case towards him underneath the Epidemic Act. The police have, nonetheless, stated the person could be arrested after he recovers from the lethal illness.
The minute-long video by music composer Shantanu Moitra had raised an alarm on the web and in South Delhi’s CR Park space, which is residence to many senior residents. The video reveals how elements of the doubtless coronavirus-infected package lay strewn on the street.
Tagging Atishi Marlena, the AAP MLA from Kalkaji, Mr Moitra tweeted, “This can be a video of a home in C.R.Park Delhi…with possible COVID sufferers disposing there PPE kits within the gully behind …that is hazardous and harmful. Many senior residents stay right here and are petrified. Authorities please look into this urgently.”
Taking cognizance of the video, the Delhi Police investigated the matter and has filed a case. In accordance with the police, for the reason that principal perpetrator remains to be COVID-positive, authorized motion might be taken after he recovers.
The disturbing incident, reflective of public carelessness in disposing hazardous bio-medical waste that would result in unfold of coronavirus, comes when Delhi’s day by day case rely has lastly began falling.
From being the second worst-hit state within the nation, Delhi’s COVID tally now stands at No. 4. To maintain its coronavirus circumstances from rising, the Delhi authorities has began a second spherical of sero survey. It plans to do such surveys each month to formulate higher insurance policies for tackling the COVID-19 state of affairs within the nationwide capital.
India reported 54,735 circumstances in the present day taking its complete COVID rely to 17.5 lakh.