With 118 deaths, Delhi records 2nd greatest death toll from Covid-19 in single day
National Capital Delhi is witnessing a fresh wave of Covid-19 pandemic. Delhi tape-recorded the second greatest death toll in the past 24 hours on Saturday.
The national capital taped 6,608 fresh COVID-19 cases in a single day, taking the infection tally to over 5.17 lakh.
According to authorities, 118 individuals have actually caught the infection in the last 24 hours, taking the death count due to coronavirus to 8,159
The city had recorded its greatest 131 single-day deaths on November 18.
Covid-19 information of Delhi
Delhi’s overall tally of COVID-19 cases is at 5,17,238 which consists of 4,68,143 cured cases and 8,159 casualties.
These fresh coronavirus cases were discovered from 62,425 tests performed the previous day, including 23,507 RT-PCR tests, the highest till date.
The positivity rate was 10.59 percent, according to a bulletin by the Delhi health department.
The highest single-day spike in cases till date in Delhi was 8,593 which was tape-recorded on November11 On the very same day, 85 deaths were signed up.
The city currently has 40,936 active cases, below 43,221 on Thursday. The recovery rate was over 89 percent.
The variety of containment zones in Delhi has actually risen to 4,560 from 4,501 the previous day.
Delhi coronavirus cases in last 7 days
November 20-6608 November 19-7546 November 18-7486 November 17-6396 November 16-3797 November 15-3235 November 14-7340
Delhi COVID-19 deaths in last 7 days
November 20-118(2nd highest) November 19-98 November 18-131(most) November 17-99 November 16-99 November 15-95 November 14-96
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain stated previously that the steady reduction in the number of new COVID-19 cases and the positivity rate was a clear indicator that the spread of the virus is decreasing in Delhi.
On The Other Hand, the Arvind Kejriwal-led government on Thursday had actually chosen to increase the variety of RT-PCR tests carried out daily from around 18,000 to 27,000
The CM stated that arrangements being made for over 1,400 ICU beds, including 663 in Delhi govt medical facilities and 750 at Centre-run facilities.
The fine for not using masks has actually been raised from Rs 500 to Rs 2,000 Kejriwal also, attracted all political celebrations, social organisations to disperse masks at public locations in Delhi.
( With inputs from Varun Bhasin)
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