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Delhi records 295 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours; lowest figure since 9 May

Lively instances in Delhi on Friday dropped to 2,795 from 2,937 the day prior to this, whereas the positivity charge dropped to 0.44 %

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New Delhi: Delhi recorded 295 recent COVID-19 instances on Friday, the bottom in additional than eight months, at the same time as metropolis Well being Minister Satyendar Jain mentioned the positivity charge has slipped to an “all-time low” of 0.44 %.

That is additionally the twelfth time that the day by day incidences rely stood under the 500-mark in January, and sixth consecutive day since January 10 when the figures have stood under the 400-mark.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal applauded individuals of Delhi in a tweet, “Nicely completed Delhi! Delhi information the bottom variety of Covid instances within the final Eight months. The positivity charge stands at an all-time low at 0.44%. With the resilience of the Delhiites, we’re dedicated to battle and beat Corona.”

Jain additionally tweeted, “Lowest variety of instances recorded since ninth of Could 2020.Positivity charge in Delhi has been dropped to all time low of 0.44%. Put on Masks and observe social distancing to maintain your self and your loved ones secure.”

The an infection tally within the metropolis stood at over 6.31 lakh and the loss of life toll mounted to 10,732 with 10 new fatalities, they mentioned.

On 26 April, town had recorded 293 instances, based on official knowledge.

This month, 585 instances had been reported on January 1 and 494 on January 2; 424 on January 3; 384 on January 4, and 442 on January 5; 654 on January 6; 486 on January 7 and 444 on January 8; 519 on January 9 and 399 on January 10; 306 on January 11 and 386 on January 12 and 357 on January 13 and 340 on January 14.

The lively instances tally on Friday dropped to 2,795 from 2,937 the day prior to this, whereas the positivity charge dropped to 0.44 %.

These 295 new instances got here out the 66,921 exams carried out the day prior to this, together with 38,990 RT-PCR exams and 27,931 speedy antigen exams, based on the newest bulletin issued by the Delhi well being division.

The bulletin mentioned that the overall variety of instances has climbed to six,31,884, whereas the restoration charge stood at over 97 per cent.

The Delhi well being minister had earlier mentioned that the positivity charge had been under one per cent for the previous a number of days, indicating enchancment within the pandemic state of affairs right here.

In one other tweet, Jain shared a authorities order, based on variety of reserved COVID beds and COVID ICU beds have been additional de-escalated at 45 non-public hospitals having greater than 100 beds and offering therapy to coronavirus sufferers.

A assessment assembly was held on Friday by which beds availability at 115 non-public hospitals providing COVID therapy had been analysed, the order says.

Retaining in view the low occupancy of beds, it has been determined to additional cut back the COVID beds from 30 per cent of whole mattress capability to 15 per cent of that capability, and for COVID ICU beds, from 40 per cent of whole ICU beds to 25 per cent of whole ICU beds or at the very least twice the variety of occupancy of COVID beds and COVID ICU beds as on January 15, whichever is increased on the 45 non-public hospitals, the order mentioned.

The opposite 70 non-public hospitals, having lower than 100 beds, shall have an choice of reserving COVID beds and COVID ICU beds at their services, it mentioned.

In line with the Friday bulletin, out of the overall variety of 11,950 beds in COVID hospitals, 10,779 are vacant.

It mentioned that 202 beds in COVID care centres are occupied by individuals beneath quarantine, together with travellers who’ve returned by the Vande Bharat Mission and bubble flights.

The variety of exams completed per million, as on Wednesday was over 5.1 lakh whereas the overall variety of exams stood at over 97 lakh.

The bulletin mentioned that 6,18,357 sufferers have recovered, been discharged or migrated up to now.

The variety of containment zones in Delhi dropped to 2,451 on Friday from 2,501 the day prior to this, authorities mentioned.

The variety of individuals in residence isolation dropped to 1,275 on Friday from 1,311 the day prior to this.

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