The order also included -- direct and high-risk contacts (diabetic, hypertension, cancer patient and senior citizen) of a confirmed case to be tested once between day 5 and day 10 of coming into contact with a confirmed case; all symptomatic ILI within hotspots/containment zones; all hospitalized patients who develop ILI symptoms; all symptomatic ILI among returnees and migrants within 7 days of illness.
"No emergency procedure (including deliveries) should be delayed for lack of test. However, samples can be sent for testing if indicated as above (1-8) simulatenously," it said.
According to the order, ILI case is defined as "one with acute respiratory infection with fever >38C and cough". Similarly, SARI case is defined as "one with acute respiratory infection with fever >38C and cough and require hospitalization".
All testing in the above categories is recommended by real time RT-PCR test only, the order said.
According to latest information available on the website of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Delhi has 12,333 active cases of coronavirus, 9,243 cured/migrated/discharged and 556 deaths.