Delhi has not seen any case of the Delta plus variant of coronavirus thus far, well being minister Satyendar Jain stated Wednesday.
“The final wave which Delhi witnessed was due to the Delta variant. Coronavirus mutates repeatedly. There are a number of variants similar to Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, and many others. There have been no instances of Delta plus variants in Delhi thus far. We’re aggressively getting ready for any subsequent waves. We’ve got not acquired any discover from the central authorities which states that there must be a selected form of preparation for the Delta plus variant, however be it any variant, vaccination and utilizing face masks are the 2 methods to forestall an infection,” he stated.
On Wednesday, the town noticed 94 Covid instances, at a positivity price of 0.12%. Whereas 240 folks recovered over the course of a day, six succumbed to the sickness.
With a dip within the variety of instances over the previous month, the variety of containment zones has additionally dropped from round 5,000 to 1,600 at current.
Jain stated the 2 Genome Sequencing Labs being arrange at Lok Nayak and ILBS hospitals might be purposeful in per week. “Earlier, such samples have been despatched to the Centre. Now Delhi is getting this system too,” he stated.
Talking in regards to the preparations for a subsequent wave of Covid instances, Jain stated, “We’re absolutely ready. We had an availability of 28,000 Covid beds ultimately in Delhi’s fourth wave. We’re additionally getting ready to broaden availability .”