Over the previous 24 hours, 299 new Covid-19 cases have been reported with a positivity charge of 0.4%. There have been 96 fatalities on November 14, 2020, however it’s down to single digit figures now.
Currently, 1,109 sufferers are admitted in hospitals, occupying lower than 10% of the entire 11,428 Covid-designated beds. While residence isolation cases are 1,234, there are 49 sufferers admitted in Covid care centres. Out of the 1,408 Covid-19 ICU beds with ventilators, 1,094 are vacant and of the two,737 Covid-19 ICU beds with out ventilators, 2,545 can be found.
“Well done Delhi! Delhi records the lowest number of Covid cases in the last 8 months. The positivity rate stands at an all-time low at 0.44%. With the resilience of Delhiites, we are committed to fight and beat Corona,”CM Arvind Kejriwal tweeted on Friday, when 295 contemporary Covid cases had been recorded.
The variety of lively cases on Saturday was simply 6% of lively cases 9 weeks in the past. In barely greater than two months, 62 days to be exact, the variety of cases have crashed by 41,765, which interprets to a each day dip of round 674 cases.
The motive for the outstanding fall in lively cases is that whereas the variety of individuals testing constructive in Covid-19 exams has been going down, the variety of sufferers recovering from the illness has been going up.
On January 16, the contemporary cases have been 299 from 71,957 exams, together with 40,717 RT-PCR exams, that are thought of rather more dependable than speedy antigen exams. The variety of recovered sufferers stood at 397. Since November 20, 2020, barring just a few exceptions, each day the variety of individuals recovering from Covid-19 has been increased than individuals testing constructive.
Apart from aggressive testing and elevated contract tracing, one other technique of Delhi authorities that has helped convey down the numbers is creation of micro-containment zones. Since December 2020, the variety of containment zones has additionally been dipping. From over 6,000 in December, the variety of crimson zones now stands at 2,416.
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