July 6, 2022

Delhi recorded 1,656 COVID-19 instances and nil fatality as a result of an infection on Friday, whereas the positivity fee stood at 5.39 per cent, based on information shared by town well being division.

A complete of 30,709 assessments for the detection of coronavirus had been performed within the metropolis a day earlier than, it acknowledged.

With the brand new instances, the nationwide capital’s general COVID-19 an infection tally rose to 18,91,425, whereas the loss of life toll stood at 26,177, the info confirmed.

The nationwide capital had recorded 1,365 COVID-19 instances and nil fatality as a result of an infection on Thursday, whereas the positivity fee had stood at 6.35 per cent.

Delhi had reported 1,354 instances 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 instances with a positivity fee of 5.97 per cent and one loss of life as a result of illness.

There are 6,096 energetic instances within the nationwide capital, up from 5,746 yesterday. The variety of containment zones has risen to 1,597 from 1,473 on Thursday, based on the most recent well being bulletin.

The hospitalisation fee has thus far been low, accounting for lower than three per cent of the whole variety of energetic instances, it acknowledged.

Presently, 200 COVID-19 sufferers are admitted in Delhi hospitals, whereas 4,269 are recuperating in residence isolation, the bulletin acknowledged.

Of the 9,590 beds for COVID-19 sufferers in numerous hospitals, solely 200 (2.09 per cent) are occupied, it acknowledged.

The spurt in COVID-19 instances and the check positivity fee in Delhi over the previous few weeks doesn’t recommend the onset of a brand new wave, however individuals ought to preserve primary mitigation measures in place to stop the unfold of the an infection, specialists have stated.

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Eminent epidemiologist Dr Chandrakant Lahariya had earlier stated the check positivity fee is stagnant, and it means the an infection is spreading on the identical fee and that there is no such thing as a wave.

Delhi Well being Minister Satyendar Jain had final week stated COVID-19 instances have elevated within the capital however the scenario was not critical as individuals weren’t growing extreme illness and the hospitalisation fee was low.

He had attributed the low hospitalisation fee to vaccinations and naturally acquired immunity.

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Revealed on: Friday, Could 06, 2022, 08:03 PM IST