Satyendar Jain, the Delhi health minister, responded angrily to reporters. Report questioned why the Aam Aadmi Party is organizing electoral rallies in the face of rising coronavirus disease cases. Would you like us to discontinue campaigning? Jain questioned. The topic was posted in light of an uptick in Covid-19 cases in towns, with the virus’s fast-spreading Omicron form taking hold in locations like Delhi. Satyendar Jain, speaking at the same news conference. He predicted that the number of Covid-19 cases would surpass 10,000 today, with test positivity exceeding 10%.
The AAP, which is currently in power in Delhi, has been heavily campaigning in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, and other states where elections are scheduled for this year. Its goal is to depose the ruling parties in each of these states. Arvind Kejriwal, the AAP’s leader, and Delhi’s chief minister confirmed positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday while campaigning in these states. Kejriwal stated on Twitter that he will be isolating himself at home because he is experiencing moderate symptoms.
The AAP’s leader has traveled to the poll-bound states of Uttarakhand and Punjab on multiple occasions to promote his movement. He spoke at Dehradun’s Parade Ground on Monday as part of the AAP’s ‘Nav Parivartan Yatra. After Kejriwal stated that he was positive, approximately 20 state politicians who shared the platform with him have been isolated at home, according to Amit Rawat, communications director for the AAP in Uttarakhand.
However, India’s daily Covid-19 count increased dramatically, with more than 58,000 new cases reported. On Wednesday, the count of Omicron cases across the country surpassed 2,000. More than 35 million cases have been reported in India, making it the second-largest country behind the United States. On Wednesday, the health ministry announced 534 more fatalities, bringing the total to 482,551.