Delhi is seeing a higher incidence of Covid positive patients
All Delhi government hospitals have been directed to engage 4th and 5th-year MBBS students, interns and BDS doctors to assist in the treatment of Covid affected patients.
“In view of the surge of Covid pandemic and to meet the demand of increased manpower, the Medical Directors/Medical Superintendents/Directors of all Covid hospitals of Government of NCT of Delhi are authorised to engage 4th and 5th-year MBBS students, Interns and BDS pass Doctors as per the provisions of order No. 52/DGHS/PH-IV/COVID-19/2020/ss4hfw/1144 dated 18.11.2020 issued by this Department,” read the order by the Delhi government.
In Delhi, where a night curfew is in place, 7,897 new COVID-19 cases were reported, along with 5,716 recoveries and 39 deaths.