The nationwide capital on Friday registered 1,656 new Covid-19 circumstances, a rise of almost 300 circumstances than the day past, the town well being division bulletin said. The town recorded zero deaths as a result of virus whereas the positivity fee stood at 5.39 per cent.
Delhi had reported 1,365 circumstances on Thursday and nil deaths with positivity fee at 6.35 per cent. A complete of 30,709 exams for the detection of coronavirus have been performed within the metropolis a day earlier than, it said.
With the brand new circumstances, the nationwide capital’s total COVID-19 an infection tally rose to 18.91 lakh whereas the demise toll stood at 26,177.
The nationwide capital had reported 1,354 circumstances with a positivity fee of seven.64 per cent and one fatality as a result of illness on Wednesday. On Tuesday, it had reported 1,414 circumstances with a positivity fee of 5.97 per cent and one demise as a result of illness.
There are 6,096 energetic circumstances within the nationwide capital, up from 5,746 the day past. The variety of containment zones has risen to 1,597 from 1,473 on Thursday, in line with the newest well being bulletin.
The hospitalisation fee has to date been low, accounting for lower than three per cent of the full variety of energetic circumstances, it said.
Presently, 200 COVID-19 sufferers are admitted in Delhi hospitals, whereas 4,269 are recuperating in residence isolation, the bulletin said.
Of the 9,590 beds for COVID-19 sufferers in varied hospitals, solely 200 (2.09 per cent) are occupied, it said.
The spurt in COVID-19 circumstances and the take a look at positivity fee in Delhi over the previous few weeks doesn’t counsel the onset of a brand new wave, however folks ought to hold fundamental mitigation measures in place to stop the unfold of the an infection, specialists have mentioned.
Delhi Well being Minister Satyendar Jain had final week mentioned COVID-19 circumstances have elevated within the capital however the scenario was not severe as folks weren’t growing extreme illness and the hospitalisation fee was low.
(With PTI inputs)