The global epidemic corona virus (COVID-19) has now started to take a macabre in Delhi. Here cases of infection are gaining momentum as well as setting new records every day.
After more than 6700 new cases of corona were reported in Delhi on Thursday, the total figure of infection has gone up to more than 4.16 lakhs, while the death toll has also risen to over 6,700. With this, the active case has also increased to more than 38 thousand.
According to the Health Bulletin released by the Health Department of the Delhi Government on Thursday, where 6,715 new corona patients have been found in the last 24 hours, 66 people have also lost their lives. The health department said that the total number of infected in Delhi has reached 4,16,653. Today, 5,289 patients in Delhi have fully recovered.
Today, active cases of corona virus infection have increased to 38,729 in the capital. At the same time, a total of 3,71,155 patients have been completely cured by beating the epidemic. With this, the death toll has so far reached 6,769.
According to Delhi Health Department, today a total of 52,2294 tests have been done in Delhi. Of these, 15,704 RTPR / CBNAAT / TRUNAT tests and 36,590 rapid antigen tests were performed. A total of 49,32,727 tests have been conducted in Delhi so far and 2,59,617 tests have been done per 10 lakh people. At the same time, the number of containment zones has increased to 3684.
Let me tell you that in Delhi, on Wednesday, maximum 6,842 new cases were reported in one day of Corona. On Tuesday, 6,725 new cases of infection were reported in Delhi.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a meeting with officials of several departments on Thursday evening to review the situation. During the meeting, several important decisions were taken, such as going to the Supreme Court to reserve ICU beds in hospitals and increasing target testing in Delhi and banning crackers.
According to the information, the decision was taken in a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday. The meeting was convened to review Corona’s record new cases in Delhi and review the pollution situation. The Chief Secretary, Health Officer and District Magistrates of all the districts were present in the meeting.
Kejriwal said after the meeting that the corona virus cases have increased due to increased congestion in the markets due to festivals. He said that a decision has been taken to ban firecrackers in Delhi. The Chief Minister said that health facilities are being strengthened further in view of the increasing cases of corona. These include increasing the number of oxygen and ICU beds in government hospitals.